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Geometry: Euclid and Beyond

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This book offers a unique opportunity to understand the essence of one of the great thinkers of western civilization. A guided reading of Euclid's Elements leads to a critical discussion and rigorous modern treatment of Euclid's geometry and its more recent descendants, with complete proofs. Topics include the introduction of coordinates, the theory of area, history of the parallel postulate, the various non-Euclidean geometries, and the regular and semi-regular polyhedra.

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Geometry: Euclid and Beyond 2010, Springer-Verlag New York Inc., New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781441931450

Paperback

Geometry: Euclid and Beyond 2005, Springer, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780387986500

Corrected 2000

Hardcover