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Number: From Ahmes to Cantor

Midhat J. Gazalé - Mathematics - 2000 - 297 pages
"In his successor and companion volume to Gnomon: From Pharaohs to Fractals, Midhat Gazale takes us on a journey from the ancient worlds of the Egyptians, the Mesopotamians ...
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Classics of mathematics

Ronald Calinger - Mathematics - 1982 - 742 pages
Appropriate for undergraduate and select graduate courses in the history of mathematics, and in the history of science. This edited volume of readings contains more than 130 ...
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Numbers: Their History and Meaning

Graham Flegg - Mathematics - 2013 - 304 pages
Extremely readable, jargon-free book for general readers traces the evolution of counting systems, from the primitive techniques of antiquity to computers. Text examines the ...
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Mathematics, Queen and Servant of Science

Eric Temple Bell - Mathematics - 1951 - 437 pages
An integration and amplification of two earlier volumes by the same author: The queen of the sciences, 1931 and The handmaiden of the sciences, 1937, this book presents a ...
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A Long Way from Euclid

Constance Reid - Mathematics - 2013 - 304 pages
Mathematics has come a long way indeed in the last 2,000 years, and this guide to modern mathematics traces the fascinating path from Euclid's Elements to contemporary concepts ...
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Mathematical Expeditions: Chronicles by the Explorers

Reinhard Laubenbacher, David Pengelley - Mathematics - 2013 - 278 pages
The stories of five mathematical journeys into new realms, pieced together from the writings of the explorers themselves. Some were guided by mere curiosity and the thrill of ...
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Theories of Continuity and Infinitesimals: Four Philosophers of the ...

Lisa Keele - 2008 - 349 pages
The concept of continuity recurs in many different philosophical contexts. Aristotle and Kant believed it to be an essential feature of space and time. Medieval scholars ...
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History of Mathematics: Highways and Byways

Amy Dahan-Dalmédico, Jeanne Peiffer - Mathematics - 2010 - 330 pages
This book is arranged to show the development of the different branches of mathematics over time and contains many illustrations to support the text. In all, a short ...
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