**Shadows of the Truth: Metamathematics of Elementary Mathematics**

by Alexandre Borovik

**Publisher**: American Mathematical Society 2010**Number of pages**: 293

**Description**:

Metamathematics of elementary mathematics. This book can be viewed as a sequel to Mathematics under the Microscope, but with focus shifted on mathematics as it was experienced by children (well, by children who became mathematicians).

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