A History of Mathematics
The updated new edition of the classic and comprehensive guideto the history of mathematics
For more than forty years, A History of Mathematics hasbeen the reference of choice for those looking to learn about thefascinating history of humankind’s relationship with numbers,shapes, and patterns. This revised edition features up-to-datecoverage of topics such as Fermat’s Last Theorem and thePoincaré Conjecture, in addition to recent advances inareas such as finite group theory and computer-aided proofs.
Whether you're interested in the age of Plato and Aristotle orPoincaré and Hilbert, whether you want to know more about thePythagorean theorem or the golden mean, A History ofMathematics is an essential reference that will help youexplore the incredible history of mathematics and the men and womenwho created it.
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Foreword by Isaac Asimov. "As time goes on, nearly every field of human endeavor is marked by changes which can be considered as correction and/or extension. ....But only among the sciences is there ... Read full review
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I think this kind of book is important. I admit I had more questions than anything when reading because it's so hard for me to understand. But I still think it's an important process, questions can be ... Read full review