| W. K. Bühler - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2012 - 208 pages
Procreare iucundum, sed parturire molestum. (Gauss, sec. Eisenstein) The plan of this book was first conceived eight years ago. The manuscript developed slowly through several ... | |
| Alfred Rupert Hall - Science - 2002 - 356 pages
A blow-by-blow account of the celebrated controversy over the invention of the calculus. | |
| Jan von Plato - Mathematics - 1998 - 323 pages
In this book the author charts the history and development of modern probability theory. | |
| Reviel Netz - History - 2003 - 352 pages
An examination of the emergence of the phenomenon of deductive argument in classical Greek mathematics. | |
| Douglas M. Jesseph - Mathematics - 2000 - 419 pages
In 1655, the philosopher Thomas Hobbes claimed he had solved the centuries-old problem of "squaring of the circle" (constructing a square equal in area to a given circle). With ... | |
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