In this paper I study the activity of mathematical problem-solving in scientific practice, focussing on enquiries in mathematical social science. I identify three salient phases of mathematical problem-solving and adopt them as a reference frame to investigate aspects of applications that have not yet received extensive attention in the philosophical literature.
|Number of pages||21|
|Early online date||23 Sep 2021|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2021|
- Mathematical practice
- Scientific practice
- Voting theory