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Volume 1 of 3-volume set containing complete English text of all 13 books of the Elements plus critical apparatus analyzing each definition, postulate, and proposition. Covers textual and linguistic matters; mathematical analyses of Euclid's ideas; commentators; refutations, supports, extrapolations, reinterpretations, and historical notes. Vol. 1 includes Introduction, Books I and II of Elements, lines, angles, intersections, etc.

Synopsis:

Volume 1 of 3-volume set containing complete English text of all 13 books of the Elements plus critical analysis of each definition, postulate, and proposition. Vol. 1 includes Introduction, Books I and II: Triangles, rectangles.

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Table of Contents

VOLUME I.

  INTRODUCTION.

    FACSIMILE OF A PAGE OF THE BODLEIAN MS. OF THE ELEMENTS. Frontispiece

    I. EUCLID AND THE TRADITIONS ABOUT HIM

    II. EUCLID'S OTHER WORKS

    III. GREEK COMMENTATORS OTHER THAN PROCLUS

    IV. PROCLUS AND HIS SOURCES

    V. THE TEXT

    VI. THE SCHOLIA

    VII. EUCLID IN ARABIA

    VIII. PRINCIPAL TRANSLATIONS AND EDITIONS

    IX.

      1. ON THE NATURE OF ELEMENTS

      2. ELEMENTS ANTERIOR TO EUCLID'S

      3. "FIRST PRINCIPLES: DEFINITIONS, POSTULATES AND AXIOMS"

      4. THEOREMS AND PROBLEMS

      5. THE FORMAL DIVISIONS OF A PROPOSITION

      6. OTHER TECHNICAL TERMS

      7. THE DEFINITIONS

  THE ELEMENTS.

    "BOOK I. DEFINITIONS, POSTULATES, COMMON NOTIONS"

      NOTES ON DEFINITIONS ETC

      PROPOSITIONS

    BOOK II. DEFINITIONS

      NOTE ON GEOMETRICAL ALGEBRA

      PROPOSITIONS

    EXCURSUS I. PYTHAGORAS AND THE PYTHAGOREANS

    EXCURSUS II. POPULAR NAMES FOR EUCLIDEAN PROPOSITIONS

    GREEK INDEX TO VOL. I.

    ENGLISH INDEX TO VOL. 1.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486600888
Editor:
Heath, Thomas L.
Author:
Heath, Thomas L.
Author:
Mathematics
Author:
Euclid
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Geometry - General
Subject:
Geometry
Subject:
Arithmetic
Subject:
Mathematics, Greek
Subject:
General Mathematics
Subject:
Geometry -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Mathematics-Basics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Mathematics
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19560631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.05 lb

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Volume 1 of 3-volume set containing complete English text of all 13 books of the Elements plus critical analysis of each definition, postulate, and proposition. Vol. 1 includes Introduction, Books I and II: Triangles, rectangles.

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