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The foundational crisis in its context

  • Hubert Cremer
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Part of the Science Networks. Historical Studies book series (SNHS, volume 28)

Abstract

It is often acknowledged that cultural circumstances in post-World War Germany may have effected the attitude of mathematicians in the foundational debate. However, usually no specific influences are pointed out. Thus, in his recent Moderne - Sprache - Mathematik, which drew considerable attention among historians of mathematics, Mehrtens writes:3 Das Gefühl der großen Krise nach dem Schock von Weltkrieg und Revolution, damit die unausweichliche Frage, wie Sinn und Ordnung wiederherzustellen seien, erfaßten auch die Mathematiker.4

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Quantum Mechanic Mathematical Text Weimar Republic Life Philosopher Accommodationist Strategy 
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