Vectors and Beyond: Geometric Algebra and its Philosophical Significance
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Citation:Peter Simons, Vectors and Beyond: Geometric Algebra and its Philosophical Significance, dialectica, 63, 4, 2009, 381 - 395
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.
Keywords:philosophy of mathematics
Clifford, William Kingdon