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Patterns of Change: Linguistic Innovations in the Development of Classical ...

Ladislav Kvasz - Mathematics - 2008 - 279 pages
The book offers a reconstruction of linguistic innovations in the history of mathematics. It argues that there are at least three ways in which the language of mathematics can ...
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Numbers: Computers, Philosophers, and the Search for Meaning

John Tabak - Counting - 2009 - 241 pages
Presents a survey of the history and evolution of the use of numbers and numerical quantities by different civilizations around the world.
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Numbers and Geometry

John Stillwell - Mathematics - 1998 - 339 pages
NUMBERS AND GEOMETRY is a beautiful and relatively elementary account of a part of mathematics where three main fields--algebra, analysis and geometry--meet. The aim of this ...
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A brief history of infinity

Paolo Zellini - Mathematics - 2005 - 199 pages
In A Brief History of Infinity, the infinite in all its forms - viewed from the perspective of mathematicians, philosophers, and theologians - is explored, as Zellini strives ...
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A History of Mathematics

Carl B. Boyer, Uta C. Merzbach - Mathematics - 2011 - 688 pages
The updated new edition of the classic and comprehensive guide to the history of mathematics For more than forty years, A History of Mathematics has been the reference of ...
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Mathematics and Its History

John Stillwell - Mathematics - 2002 - 542 pages
This is a book in which history is subordinated to mathematics. It can be described as a collection of critical historical essays dealing with a large variety of mathematical ...
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Introducing mathematics

Ziauddin Sardar, Jerry Ravetz, Borin Van Loon - Mathematics - 1999 - 176 pages
Contrary to most people's perseptions of math as a soulless world of gray individuals, in reality the course of mathematics reveal frequent dramatic conceptual changes. Here is ...
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