On the Hypotheses Which Lie at the Bases of Geometry

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This book presents William Clifford's English translation of Bernhard Riemann's classic text together with detailed mathematical, historical and philosophical commentary. The basic concepts and ideas, as well as their mathematical background, are provided, putting Riemann's reasoning into the more general and systematic perspective achieved by later mathematicians and physicists (including Helmholtz, Ricci, Weyl, and Einstein) on the basis of his seminal ideas. Following a historical introduction that positions Riemann's ...

On the Hypotheses Which Lie at the Bases of Geometry 2016, Birkhauser

ISBN-13: 9783319260402

2016 edition

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