2 edition of **Space, intuition and geometry** found in the catalog.

Space, intuition and geometry

Schaaf, William Leonard

- 36 Want to read
- 25 Currently reading

Published
**1967**
by School Mathematics Study Group in [n.p.]
.

Written in English

- Geometry

**Edition Notes**

Series | School Mathematics Study Group. Reprint series, RS -- -5 |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | vii, 59 p. |

Number of Pages | 59 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL22807371M |

intuition—space—is the primary ground of our pure geometrical knowledge. Kant characterizes the distinctive role of our pure intuition of space in geometry in terms of what he calls “construction in pure intuition,” and he illustrates this role by examples of geometrical construction from Euclid’s Elements. It is natural, then, to turn. In The Shape of Space Jeff Weeks explores the geometry and topology of two and three dimensional spaces, attempting above all to convey an intuition for their structure. He eschews rigorous mathematics, but informally introduces the idea of a manifold and a range of associated concepts. There are exercises, but they appear inline in the text and are not intimidating; this is more challenging.

Charles Parsons’ book “Mathematical Thought and Its Objects” of (Cambridge University Press, New York) is critically discussed by concentrating on one of Parsons’ main themes: the role of intuition in our understanding of arithmetic (“intuition” in the specific sense of Kant and Hilbert). A century and a half later, this geometrical understanding of space had become commonplace: non-Euclidean geometries and projective techniques form part of mainstream mathematical research, and a modern conception of space and spatial intuition has helped reshape pure and applied science, philosophy, and even the visual arts.

Space, Geometry, and Kant's Transcendental Deduction of the Categories Thomas C. Vinci, Space, Geometry, and Kant's Transcendental Deduction of the Categories, Oxford University Press, , pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed . In geometry, there was a clear need for a new set of axioms, which would be complete, and which in no way relied on pictures we draw or on our intuition of space. Such axioms, now known as Hilbert's axioms, were given by David Hilbert in in his dissertation Grundlagen der Geometrie (Foundations of Geometry).

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This short book gives a harmless introduction to the differential geometry of curves and surfaces. The nature of the book privileges the intuition toward the rigor. It gives a few examples and helps the reader to understand the concept with a easy language. It does not require a very strong mathematical background/5(20).

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In the transcendental exposition of the concept of space in the “Space” section of the Transcendental Aesthetic Kant argues that “geometry is a science which determines the properties of space synthetically and yet a priori”1. Together with intuition and geometry book claims from the metaphysical exposition in the same section that space is not derived from any outer experience but it is a Space intuition.

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