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  • Formalism 

    SIMONS, PETER (Elsevier, 2009)
    Formalism is a philosophical theory of the foundations of mathematics that had a spectacular but brief heyday in the 1920s. After a long preparation in the work of several mathematicians and philosophers, it was brought ...
  • Vectors and Beyond: Geometric Algebra and its Philosophical Significance 

    SIMONS, PETER (2009)
    An account of the history and recent revival of geometric algebra (first invented in the 19th century but later sidelined by vector theory), together with reflections on its importance for the philosophy of mathematics.