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This e-book gathers the lawsuits of the convention "Cultures of arithmetic and Logic," held in Guangzhou, China. the development used to be the 3rd in a sequence of interdisciplinary, overseas meetings emphasizing the cultural elements of philosophy of arithmetic and good judgment. It introduced jointly researchers from many disciplines whose paintings sheds new gentle at the variety of mathematical and logical cultures and practices. during this context, the cultural range could be diachronical (different cultures in several ancient periods), geographical (different cultures in numerous regions), or sociological in nature.

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4 27 Extrinsic Factors Many of the mentioned extrinsic factors (existence of research institutes, departments, research programmes, conference series, journals, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes) are difficult to separate from the institutional set-up of our academic world; therefore, there is a strong correlation between extrinsic factors and whether a field is considered a traditional discipline or not. Since the vast majority of the universities, research institutes and funding agencies is organised along the lines of the established disciplinary boundaries, there is something that we could dub the disciplinary barrier: institutions make decisions whether to grant a degree, whether to accept a postgraduate student, whether to hire a postdoc or a new faculty member, whether to give tenure or to promote, whether to fund a research project, whether to award a prize or elect to a position of recognition mostly according to the standards of the relevant established discipline.

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