Books in category Mathematics – History & Philosophy

This book discusses the development of Huygens' wave theory, reconstructing the winding road that eventually led to TraitÃ© de la LumiÃ¨re. For the first time, the full range of manuscript sources is taken into account.

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed postworkshop proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Implementing Automata, WIA'98, held in Rouen, France, in September 1998.

Accessible and timely, Invisible in the Storm explains the crucial role of mathematics in understanding the everchanging weather. Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions.

Per la prima volta sono riuniti e didatticamente rielaborati a fondo in un manuale e in un CD i testi di base della geometria della visione.

An elegantly dramatized and illustrated dialog on the square root of two and the whole concept of irrational numbers.

Mathematical Thought From Ancient to Modern Times, Volume 3
The concluding volume covers the revival of projective geometry, the emergence of abstract algebra, the beginnings of topology, and the influence of Godel on recent mathematical study.

Mathematics of the 19th Century
New Edition – New in Paperback – This is the second revised edition of the first volume of the outstanding collection of historical studies of mathematics in the nineteenth century compiled in three volumes by A. N. Kolmogorov and A. P. …

An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematics
The book develops a complete philosophy of mathematics that contrasts with the usual Platonist and nominalist options.

History in Mathematics Education
This groundbreaking book investigates how the learning and teaching of mathematics can be improved through integrating the history of mathematics into all aspects of mathematics education: lessons, homework, texts, lectures, projects, …

ElÃ©ments d’histoire des mathÃ©matiques
Ce volume rassemble les notes historiques parues dans les diffÃ©rents livres des Ã©lÃ©ments de mathÃ©matique de l'auteur.