Table of contents for Visions of applied mathematics : strategy and knowledge / Sergio Plata.


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Presentation                              13
CHAPTER I    An epistemic approach to the emergence
of Operational Research as a business tool.  17
CHAPTER 2    PMS Blackett and the Emergence of quantitative
business analysis: a semiotic approach.   57
CHAPTER 3    The Paratextual side: Language and texts
in the emergence of quantitative analysis.  87
CHAPTER 4    R. A. Fisher: experiments and mathematics,
a multidisciplinary view.                 III
CHAPTER 5    Statistical methods for research workers:
an epistemology not a methodology.       165
CHAPTER 6    Genetic theory of Natural Selection:
A Parallel Case Study to business applications
or Science in Action.                    191
CHAPTER 7    Kantorovich and Applied Mathematics: A Case Study
in business development (cognitive rhetoric).  209
CHAPTER 8    Latin America: A Case Study for
Strategic Planning.                      245
Conclusion                               273
Bibliography                             277



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mathematics Philosophy, Thought and thinking Mathematical models, Cognitive learning Mathematical models, Operations research