History and Philosophy of Mathematics
MATH479WI (Liberal Arts) History and Philosophy of Mathematics 3 hrs. 3 crs. History of mathematics from ancient times to the present. Different philosophic views of mathematics ranging from formalism to intuitionism, and the relationship of mathematics to physics and the physical world. Contributions from underrepresented groups Preq: MATH 122; ENG 126 or any WRIT 300 level course. This is a writing intensive course.