Intellectual Trespassing as a Way of Life: Essays in Philosophy, Economics, and Mathematics

Dramatic changes or revolutions in a field of science are often made by outsiders or ‘trespassers,’ who are not limited by the established, ‘expert’ approaches. Each essay in this diverse collection shows the fruits of intellectual trespassing and poaching among fields such as economics, Kantian ethics, Platonic philosophy, category theory, double-entry accounting, arbitrage, algebraic logic, series-parallel duality, and financial arithmetic.

“[A]┬ávery successful attempt to present to a wide public some ideas of mathematics that are normally reserved for specialists.” – Gian-Carlo Rota

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