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A History of mathematics :a reader

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Table of Contents

Origins — Mathematics in classical Greece — Euclid's elements — Archimedes and Apollonius — Mathematical traditions in the Hellenistic Age — Islamic mathematics — Mathematics in mediaeval Europe — Sixteenth-century European mathematics — Mathematical sciences in Tudor and Stuart England — Mathematics and the scientific revolution — Isaac Newton — Leibniz and his followers — Euler and his contemporaries — Gauss, and the origins of structural algebra — Non-Euclidean geometry — Projective geometry in the nineteenth century — The mechanization of calculation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780333427910
Subtitle:
(a reader )
Other:
Fauvel, John
Publisher:
Macmillan Press in association with the Open University
Location:
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Mathematics -- History.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 601-618.
Series Volume:
103
Publication Date:
1988
Binding:
Paper Textbook
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xxiv, 628 p.

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