Books in category Mathematics – History & Philosophy

  • For Better or For Worse Collaborative Couples in the Sciences

    For Better or For Worse? Collaborative Couples in the Sciences
    Annette Lykknes, Donald L. Opitz, Brigitte Van Tiggelen

    In this volume, a distinguished set of international scholars examine the nature of collaboration between life partners in the sciences, with particular attention to the ways in which personal and professional dynamics can foster or inhibit …

  • Reflections on the Decline of Science in England and on Some of Its Causes

    Reflections on the Decline of Science in England, and on Some of Its Causes
    Charles Babbage

    Pivotal factors implicated in the parlous state of contemporary science are identified in this seminal 1830 work.

  • Le Geometrie della Visione

    Le Geometrie della Visione
    Laura Catastini, Franco Ghione

    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.

  • The Square Root of 2

    The Square Root of 2
    David Flannery

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

  • Liber Mahameleth

    Liber Mahameleth
    Jacques Sesiano

    This is how a so-called critical edition is made. This edition of the Latin text is preceded by General Introduction, describing the various manuscripts, the content of the work and what we know about its author.

  • Proof Analysis

    Proof Analysis
    Sara Negri, Jan von Plato

    This book continues from where the authors' previous book, Structural Proof Theory, ended.

  • Non Abelian Homological Algebra and Its Applications

    Non-Abelian Homological Algebra and Its Applications
    Hvedri Inassaridze

  • New Developments in Formal Languages and Applications

    New Developments in Formal Languages and Applications
    Gemma Bel-Enguix, M Dolores Jiménez-López, Carlos Martin-Vide

    This volume is complementary of the volumes in the Springer series Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, number 148, and Studies in Computational Intelligence, 25.

  • A History of Mathematical Notations

    A History of Mathematical Notations
    Florian Cajori

    In two impressive volumes-first published in 1928-9-distinguished mathematician Florian Cajori shows the origin, evolution, and dissemination of each symbol and the competition it faced in its rise to popularity or fall into obscurity.

  • Russian Mathematics Education

    Russian Mathematics Education
    Alexander Karp, Bruce Ramon Vogeli

    The second volume, entitled Programs and Practices will examine specific Russian programs in mathematics, their impact and methodological innovations.

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