Some sociologists are more interested in using quantification as a source of legitima‐tion than in confronting mathematics as a central element of culture. Yet mathematics may be viewed as an institution with a normative core developing alongside experience of the physical world, susceptible of both “internalist” and “externalist” program‐mes of investigation.
Startup, R. (1983), "SOCIOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO MATHEMATICS", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 3 No. 4, pp. 64-73. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb012955Download as .RIS
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