Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times

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This comprehensive history traces the development of mathematical ideas and the careers of the men responsible for them. Volume 1 looks at the discipline's origins in Babylon and Egypt, the creation of geometry and trigonometry by the Greeks, and the role of mathematics in the medieval and early modern periods. Volume 2 focuses on calculus, the rise of analysis in the 19th century, and the number theories of Dedekind and Dirichlet. The concluding volume covers the revival of projective geometry, the emergence of abstract ...

Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times 1990, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195061376

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Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times 1990, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

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Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times 1972, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195014969

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