collection presents significant contributions from an international network project on mathematical
cultures, including essays from leading scholars in the history and philosophy
of mathematics and mathematics education.
has universal standards of validity. Nevertheless, there are local styles in
mathematical research and teaching, and great variation in the place of
mathematics in the larger cultures that mathematical practitioners belong to.
The reflections on mathematical cultures collected in this book are of interest
to mathematicians, philosophers, historians, sociologists, cognitive scientists
and mathematics educators.