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Evolution of Mathematical Concepts: An Elementary Study

Raymond L. Wilder - Mathematics - 2013 - 216 pages
Accessible to students and relevant to specialists, this remarkable book by a prominent educator offers a unique perspective on the evolutionary development of mathematics ...
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History of mathematics

Arthur Gittleman - Mathematics - 1975 - 291 pages
Traces the origins and development of arithmetic, geometry, trigonometry, analytic geometry, and calculus from the ancient civilizations to the present
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Number Story: From Counting to Cryptography

Peter Michael Higgins - Science - 2008 - 323 pages
Peter Higgins distills centuries of work into one delightful narrative that celebrates the mystery of numbers and explains how different kinds of numbers arose and why they are ...
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Calculus Gems: Brief Lives and Memorable Mathematics

George F. Simmons - Mathematics - 2007 - 355 pages
Demonstrates the profound connections that join mathematics to the history of philosophy.
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Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty

Morris Kline - Mathematics - 1982 - 366 pages
Refuting the accepted belief that mathematics is exact and infallible, the author examines the development of conflicting concepts of mathematics and their implications for the ...
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