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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to The Crest of the Peacock: Non-European Roots of Mathematics (Third Edition).   

The Works of Archimedes

Archimedes, Sir Thomas Little Heath - Mathematics - 2002 - 377 pages
Complete works of ancient geometer in highly accessible translation by distinguished scholar. Topics include the famous problems of the ratio of the areas of a cylinder and an ...
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A History of Pi

Petr Beckmann - Mathematics - 1971 - 200 pages
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Introduction to Higher-Order Categorical Logic

J. Lambek, P. J. Scott - Mathematics - 1988 - 304 pages
Part I indicates that typed-calculi are a formulation of higher-order logic, and cartesian closed categories are essentially the same. Part II demonstrates that another ...
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Decision, Probability and Utility: Selected Readings

Peter Gärdenfors, Nils-Eric Sahlin - Business & Economics - 1988 - 449 pages
Decision theory and the theory of rational choice have recently been the subjects of considerable research by philosophers and economists. However, no adequate anthology exists ...
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Philosophers at War: The Quarrel Between Newton and Leibniz

Alfred Rupert Hall - Science - 2002 - 356 pages
A blow-by-blow account of the celebrated controversy over the invention of the calculus.
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Philosophy of Mathematics: Selected Readings

Paul Benacerraf, Hilary Putnam - Mathematics - 1983 - 600 pages
The twentieth century has witnessed an unprecedented 'crisis in the foundations of mathematics', featuring a world-famous paradox (Russell's Paradox), a challenge to 'classical ...
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Creating Modern Probability: Its Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy in ...

Jan von Plato - Mathematics - 1998 - 323 pages
In this book the author charts the history and development of modern probability theory.
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Sets for Mathematics

F. William Lawvere, Robert Rosebrugh - Mathematics - 2003 - 261 pages
In this book, first published in 2003, categorical algebra is used to build a foundation for the study of geometry, analysis, and algebra.
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