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History of mathematics books

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Research in History and Philosophy of Mathematics The CSHPM 2016 Annual Meeting in Calgary, Alberta by Maria Zack Research in History and Philosophy of Mathematics The CSHPM 2016 Annual Meeting in Calgary, Alberta

This volume contains fourteen papers that were presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics/La Societe Canadienne d'Histoire et de Philosophie des Mathematiques, held at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada....
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/10/2017

History of Number Evidence from Papua New Guinea and Oceania by Kay Owens, Glen Lean, Patricia Paraide, Charly Muke History of Number Evidence from Papua New Guinea and Oceania
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This unique volume presents an ecocultural and embodied perspective on understanding numbers and their history in indigenous communities. The book focuses on research carried out in Papua New Guinea and Oceania, and will help educators understand humanity's use of numbers,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

From Riemann to Differential Geometry and Relativity by Lizhen Ji From Riemann to Differential Geometry and Relativity

This book explores the work of Bernhard Riemann and its impact on mathematics, philosophy and physics. The book offers a unique resource for students and researchers in the fields of mathematics, physics and philosophy, historians of science, and more generally...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects Research in Games, Graphs, Counting, and Complexity, Volume 2 by Jennifer Beineke The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects Research in Games, Graphs, Counting, and Complexity, Volume 2

Copyright 2017 by Princeton University Press.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Collected Works of Bernhard Riemann by Bernhard Riemann Collected Works of Bernhard Riemann


Format: Paperback - Released: 16/08/2017

Xuvres Completes I - Collected Papers I by Thomas Jan Stieltjes Xuvres Completes I - Collected Papers I

This is a new annotated edition of Thomas J. Stieltjes' Collected Papers, first published in 1914 (Vol. I) and 1918 (Vol. II) by Noordhoff, Groningen, in French, and now published by Springer-Verlag, originally to mark the occasion of the 100th...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

The Path to Post-Galilean Epistemology Reinterpreting the Birth of Modern Science by Danilo Capecchi The Path to Post-Galilean Epistemology Reinterpreting the Birth of Modern Science

This book casts new light on the process that in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries led to a profound transformation in the study of nature with the emergence of mechanistic philosophy, the new mixed mathematics, and the establishment of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Raoul Bott: Collected Papers Volume 5 by Loring W. Tu Raoul Bott: Collected Papers Volume 5

This book is the fifth and final volume of Raoul Bott's Collected Papers. It collects all of Bott's published articles since 1991 as well as some articles published earlier but missing in the earlier volumes. The volume also contains interviews...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

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Women in Mathematics Celebrating the Centennial of the Mathematical Association of America by Janet L. Beery Women in Mathematics Celebrating the Centennial of the Mathematical Association of America

This collection of refereed papers celebrates the contributions, achievements, and progress of female mathematicians, mostly in the 20th and 21st centuries. Emerging from the themed paper session The Contributions of Women to Mathematics: 100 Years and Counting at MAA's 2015...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/12/2017

A Richer Picture of Mathematics The Gottingen Tradition and Beyond by David E. Rowe A Richer Picture of Mathematics The Gottingen Tradition and Beyond

Rowe captures the rich tapestry of mathematical creativity in this collection of essays from the Years Ago column of The Mathematical Intelligencer.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

Karanapaddhati of Putumana Somayaji by Venketeswara Pai, Krishnamurthy Ramasubramanian, M.S. Sriram, M.D. Srinivas Karanapaddhati of Putumana Somayaji
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This book is an important text of the Kerala school of astronomy and mathematics, probably composed in the 16th century. In the Indian astronomical tradition, the karana texts are essentially computational manuals, and they often display a high level of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/12/2017

Reverse Mathematics Proofs from the Inside Out by John Stillwell Reverse Mathematics Proofs from the Inside Out

This book presents reverse mathematics to a general mathematical audience for the first time. Reverse mathematics is a new field that answers some old questions. In the two thousand years that mathematicians have been deriving theorems from axioms, it has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/01/2018

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Islamic Geometric Patterns Their Historical Development and Traditional Methods of Construction by Jay Bonner, Craig S. Kaplan Islamic Geometric Patterns Their Historical Development and Traditional Methods of Construction
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Islamic Geometric Patterns presents an in-depth examination of the polygonal technique, the primary method used in creating Islamic geometric patterns. The text details the methodology behind this dead art form, and presents historical evidence, both of which are vital to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/07/2017

Pushing Limits From West Point to Berkeley and Beyond by Ted Hill Pushing Limits From West Point to Berkeley and Beyond

Challenges the myth that mathematicians lead dull and ascetic lives. From ultra-conservative West Point in the '60s to ultra-radical Berkeley in the '70s, and ultimately to genteel Georgia Tech in the '80s, this is the tale of an academic career...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Richard Dedekind Was Sind Und Was Sollen Die Zahlen? Stetigkeit Und Irrationale Zahlen by Stefan (University of Utah) Muller-Stach Richard Dedekind Was Sind Und Was Sollen Die Zahlen? Stetigkeit Und Irrationale Zahlen


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

One Hundred Years of Pressure Hydrostatics from Stevin to Newton by Alan F. Chalmers One Hundred Years of Pressure Hydrostatics from Stevin to Newton

This monograph investigates the development of hydrostatics as a science. In the process, it sheds new light on the nature of science and its origins in the Scientific Revolution. Readers will come to see that the history of hydrostatics reveals...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2017

Magic Squares in the Tenth Century Two Arabic Treatises by Antaki and Buzjani by Jacques Sesiano Magic Squares in the Tenth Century Two Arabic Treatises by Antaki and Buzjani

This volume contains the texts and translations of two Arabic treatises on magic squares, which are undoubtedly the most important testimonies on the early history of that science. It is divided into the three parts: the first and most extensive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017

Mathematics Old and New by Saul Stahl Mathematics Old and New


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2017

Pristine Landscapes in Elementary Mathematics by Titu Andreescu Pristine Landscapes in Elementary Mathematics

Takes familiar ideas and extends them to a rich variety of problems. The topics covered span algebra, geometry, number theory, and even a few elements of mathematical analysis. The landscapes presented provide a view into areas that are not typically...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2017

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