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Selected topics in the history of mathematics

Aaron Strauss

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Published
**1975** by Dept. of Mathematics, University of Maryland in [s.l.] .

Written in English

- Mathematics -- History

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Aaron Strauss |

Series | Lecture note - Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland ; 12 |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 107 p. : |

Number of Pages | 107 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL14556426M |

Buy a cheap copy of Mathematics and its History book by John Stillwell. From a review of the second edition:This book covers many interesting topics not usually covered in a present day undergraduate course, as well as certain basic Free shipping over $/5(4). The book is a collection of the author’s selected works in the philosophy and history of logic and mathematics. Papers in Part I include both general surveys of contemporary philosophy of mathematics as well as studies devoted to specialized topics, like Cantor's philosophy of set theory, the Church thesis and its epistemological status, the history of the philosophical background of the Cited by: 3. Titles published by the Hindustan Book Agency (New Delhi, India) include studies in advanced mathematics, monographs, lecture notes, and/or conference proceedings on current topics of interest. Hindustan titles are distributed in the Americas by the American Mathematical Society. Our goal with this textbook is to provide students with a strong foundation in mathematical analysis. Such a foundation is crucial for future study of deeper topics of analysis. Students should be familiar with most of the concepts presented here after completing the calculus sequence. However, these concepts will be reinforced through rigorous proofs.

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This book has been with me for more than one fourth of a decade. I also own the second edition of the same book. It is a pity that the new author did not take the opportunity to expand the book to a much wider scale.

(what I mean is not to a encycoplaedic but at least expand the history of mathematics in the 20 the century. Now back to the book. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Strauss, Aaron.

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All History of Mathematics courses should incorporate the reading of original sources. From the reviews of the second edition:"This book covers many interesting topics not usually covered in a present day undergraduate course, as well as certain basic topics such as the development of the calculus and the solution of polynomial equations.

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Graph theory, some partially ordered set theory, computational complexity, and discrete probability theory. The History of Mathematics: An Introduction, Seventh Edition, is written for the one- or two-semester math history course taken by juniors or seniors, and covers the history behind the topics typically covered in an undergraduate math curriculum or in elementary schools or high schools.

Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") includes the study of such topics as quantity (number theory), structure (), space (), and change (mathematical analysis).

It has no generally accepted definition. Mathematicians seek and use patterns to formulate new conjectures; they resolve the truth or falsity of conjectures by mathematical proof. The book is relatively short so Berlinski gets right to the point using Biblical like precision and compactness in the array of language he chooses to employ.

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It condenses and presents under one cover basic concepts from several different applied mathematics topics. The following topics are examined. This handbook presents a summary of selected mathematics topics from college/university level mathematics courses.

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Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA CameraPages: once again, given that a course of this nature is not established as part of the mathematics curriculum, the author selected great topics as another author with the same intentions and objective would have chosed others.

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