The essays are uniformly a joy to read, and the bibliography is ample, giving interested readers an extensive springboard for further exploration. I recommend it highly. Andrew Arana the Mathmatical Intelligencer
About the Author
Jose Ferreiros is 'profesor titular' for Logic and Philosophy of Science at the University of Seville. He is the author of 'Labyrinth of Thought: A history of set theory and its role in modern mathematics', Basel, Birkhauser, 1999, 'Science Networks' no. 23. He has edited in Spanish 'Riemanniana Selecta' (Madrid, CSIC, 2000, bilingual edition) and Dedekind's foundational works (Madrid, Alianza Editorial, 1997), and has published papers on the history and philosophy of logic, mathematics, and general science in journals such as 'The Bulletin of Symbolic Logic', 'Historia Mathematica', 'Archive for History of Exact Sciences', 'Science in Context', 'Theoria' and 'Critica'. Among his forthcoming papers are contributions to 'Landmarks in Western Mathematics' (Elsevier), 'The Shaping of Arithmetic' (Springer), 'Filosofia de las ciencias matematicas, naturales y sociales' (Trotta), and 'Philosophical insights into logic and mathematics' (Kluwer).