Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times: Volume 2
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Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times: Volume 2

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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 nineteenth century, and the number theories of Dedekind and Dirichlet. The concluding volume covers the revival of projective geometry, the emergence of abstract algebra, the beginnings of topology, and the influence of Godel on recent mathematical study.show more

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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 150 x 224 x 24mm | 621.42g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • line drawings throughout
  • 0195061365
  • 9780195061369
  • 131,038

About Morris Kline

Morris Kline is author of Mathematics The Loss of Certainty & Mathematics in Western Cultureshow more

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