Vectors and Beyond: Geometric Algebra and its Philosophical Significance
Item Type:Journal Article
Citation:Peter Simons, Vectors and Beyond: Geometric Algebra and its Philosophical Significance, dialectica, 63, 4, 2009, 381 - 395
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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.
Author: SIMONS, PETER
Type of material:Journal Article
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