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Mackenzie, J.
How proofs began.
Function 17, No. 1, 1823 (1993).
1993
Monash University, Department of Mathematics, Clayton, VIC
EN
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Der Autor eroertert die von Plato ueberlieferte Unterhaltung zwischen Sokrates und Meno unter dem Blickwinkel des Beweisens und seiner Bedeutung.
The author takes a look at how the notion of a proof could have arisen, and at what its importance would have been in Greek society, by examining the conversation Socrates had with Meno, as reported by Plato.