1 edition of **The history of mathematics** found in the catalog.

The history of mathematics

Anne Rooney

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- 20 Currently reading

Published
**2013**
by Rosen Pub. in New York
.

Written in English

- Mathematics,
- Philosophy,
- History

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement | Anne Rooney |

Series | The history of science |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA8.4 .R66 2013 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | p. cm. |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL25247487M |

ISBN 10 | 9781448872275 |

LC Control Number | 2012009972 |

A History of Mathematics by Florian Cajori. Cajori's A History of Mathematics () was the first popular presentation of the history of mathematics in the United book covers the period from antiquity to the close of World War I, with major emphasis on advanced mathematics and, in particular, the advanced mathematics of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Nicolas Bourbaki's Elements of the History of Mathematics covers the history of mathematics, and is a nearly unaltered reproduction of the historical notes from Bourbaki's Elements of Mathematics. The historical notes themselves are a great source for this type of information, and this book collects them in a nice readable format.

Get this from a library! A history of mathematics. [Carl B Boyer; Uta C Merzbach] -- Origins -- Egypt -- Mesopotamia -- Ionia and the Pythagoreans -- Heroic age -- Age of Plato and Aristotle -- Euclid of Alexandria -- Archimedes of Syracuse -- Apollonius of Perga -- Greek. A rguably the most famous theorem in all of mathematics, the Pythagorean Theorem has an interesting history. Known to the Chinese and the Babylonians more than a millennium before Pythagoras lived, it is a "natural" result that has captivated mankind for years. More than proofs are known today. (The diagram to the left is that used by.

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A History of Mathematics. The area of study known as the history of mathematics is primarily an investigation into the origin of discoveries in mathematics and, to a lesser extent, an investigation into the mathematical methods and notation of the reader of this book, whether a layman, a student, or a teacher of a course in the history of mathematics, will find that the level of.

(what I mean is not to a encycoplaedic but at least expand the history of mathematics in the 20 the century. Now back to the book. What makes this book different other ones, I think it is the historical intuition of Boyer makes this book eternal.

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