The Thirteen Books of the Elements (Google eBook)

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Courier Dover Publications, May 9, 2013 - Mathematics - 560 pages
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Volume 3 of three-volume set containing complete English text of all 13 books of the Elements plus critical apparatus analyzing each definition, postulate, and proposition in great detail. Covers textual and linguistic matters; mathematical analyses of Euclid's ideas; classical, medieval, Renaissance and modern commentators; refutations, supports, extrapolations, reinterpretations and historical notes. Vol. 3 includes Books 10-13: Commensurable magnitudes, solids, cones, cylinders.
  

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Review: The Thirteen Books of the Elements, Vol. 1 (The Elements #1)

User Review  - Kellie - Goodreads

I read this, "proved" most of the propositions, and understood about 1/3 of it. Read full review

Review: The Thirteen Books of the Elements, Vol. 1 (The Elements #1)

User Review  - Dianna Caley - Goodreads

This was fun to read. I haven't done proofs since high school. I forgot how much fun they are. Read full review

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