**The Philosophy of Mathematics**

by Auguste Comte

**Publisher**: Harper & brothers 1851**ISBN/ASIN**: B0069PJQZU**Number of pages**: 276

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This book presents a comprehensive map of the wide region of mathematical science -- a bird's-eye view of its leading features, and of the true bearings and relations of all its parts. Auguste Comte was the first philosopher of science in the modern sense of the term.

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