216 books (11 pages) in this category

Essays on the Foundations of Mathematics by Moritz Pasch

by Stephen Pollard

<p>Moritz Pasch (1843-1930) is justly celebrated as a key figure in the history of axiomatic geometry. Less well known are his contributions to other areas of foundational research. This volume features English translations of 14 papers Pasch ...

ISBN: 9789048194162

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eBookEternal Origin: Observation's Solution to the Riddle of Existence

by Dr. Thomas Lindley

<p data-version="1.1">Most think there is no scientific proof that God exists. There is!</p><p>Eternal Origin is the scientific proof that something must always exist. Yet that something cannot be the universe or anything within it. And that ...

ISBN: 9781507028117

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eBookEuclid's Heritage. Is Space Three-Dimensional?

by P. Janich

<p>We live in a space, we get about in it. We also quantify it, we think of it as having dimensions. Ever since Euclid's ancient geometry, we have thought of bodies occupying parts of this space (including our own bodies), the space of our ...

ISBN: 9789401580960

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eBookThe most beautiful theorem in mathematics

by Robin Wilson

<p>In 1988 The Mathematical Intelligencer, a quarterly mathematics journal, carried out a poll to find the most beautiful theorem in mathematics. Twenty-four theorems were listed and readers were invited to award each a 'score for beauty'. While

ISBN: 9780192514066

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eBookExploring Classical Greek Construction Problems with Interactive Geometry Software

by Ad Meskens & Paul Tytgat

<p>In this book the classical Greek construction problems are explored in a didactical, enquiry based fashion using Interactive Geometry Software (IGS). The book traces the history of these problems, stating them in modern terminology. By ...

ISBN: 9783319428635

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eBookFibonacci and Lucas Numbers with Applications, Volume 1

by Thomas Koshy

<p><strong>Praise for the <em>First Edition</em></strong></p> <p>“ …beautiful and well worth the reading … with many exercises and a good bibliography, this book will fascinate both students and teachers.” <em><strong>Mathematics ...

ISBN: 9781118742174

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eBookby Amir D Aczel

The story of how we got our numbers - told through one mathematician's journey to find zero. The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, ...

ISBN: 9781137279842

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by Amir D Aczel

The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified. The story of how and where we got these numerals has for thousands of years ...

ISBN: 9781250084910

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For Better or For Worse? Collaborative Couples in the Sciences

by Annette Lykknes, Donald L. Opitz & Brigitte Van Tiggelen

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9783034802864

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eBookFoundations of Mathematics and Physics One Century After Hilbert

New Perspectives

by Joseph Kouneiher

<p>This book explores the rich and deep interplay between mathematics and physics one century after David Hilbert’s works from 1891 to 1933, published by Springer in six volumes. The most prominent scientists in various domains of these ...

ISBN: 9783319648132

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eBookby Pierre Cartier, Jean Dhombres, Gerhard Heinzmann & others

<p>This book challenges the views put forward by Pierre Cartier, one of the anchors of the famous Bourbaki group, and Cédric Villani, one of the most brilliant mathematicians of his generation, who received the Fields Medal in 2010. Jean ...

ISBN: 9788132227885

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eBookFrom 0 to Infinity in 26 Centuries

The Extraordinary Story of Maths

by Chris Waring

<p>We may remember their equations and discoveries from school, but do we remember who the men behind the maths were? From the theories of Pythagoras (and did you know he ran a secret brotherhood that studied maths, music and gymnastics?) to ...

ISBN: 9781843179214

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eBookFrom Arithmetic to Zeta-Functions

Number Theory in Memory of Wolfgang Schwarz

by Jürgen Sander, Jörn Steuding & Rasa Steuding

<p>This book collects more than thirty contributions in memory of Wolfgang Schwarz, most of which were presented at the seventh International Conference on Elementary and Analytic Number Theory (ELAZ), held July 2014 in Hildesheim, Germany. ...

ISBN: 9783319282039

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eBookFrom Classical to Modern Algebraic Geometry

Corrado Segre's Mastership and Legacy

by Gianfranco Casnati, Alberto Conte, Letterio Gatto & others

<p>This book commemorates the 150th birthday of Corrado Segre, one of the founders of the Italian School of Algebraic Geometry and a crucial figure in the history of Algebraic Geometry. It is the outcome of a conference held in Turin, ...

ISBN: 9783319329949

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eBookEssays on the Development of the Foundations of Mathematics

by Jaakko Hintikka

<p>Discussions of the foundations of mathematics and their history are frequently restricted to logical issues in a narrow sense, or else to traditional problems of analytic philosophy. <em>From Dedekind to</em> <em>Gödel: Essays on the ...

ISBN: 9789401584784

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eBookThe Broadening of Number Concepts in Early Modern England

by K. Neal

<p>In the early modern period, a crucial transformation occurred in the classical conception of number and magnitude. Traditionally, numbers were merely collections of discrete units that measured some multiple. Magnitude, on the other hand, was

ISBN: 9789401700771

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eBookFrom Riemann to Differential Geometry and Relativity

by Lizhen Ji, Athanase Papadopoulos & Sumio Yamada

<p>This book explores the work of Bernhard Riemann and its impact on mathematics, philosophy and physics. It features contributions from a range of fields, historical expositions, and selected research articles that were motivated by Riemann’s ...

ISBN: 9783319600390

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eBookG.W. Leibniz, Interrelations between Mathematics and Philosophy

by Philip Beeley, David Rabouin & Norma B. Goethe

<p>Up to now there have been scarcely any publications on Leibniz dedicated to investigating the interrelations between philosophy and mathematics in his thought. In part this is due to the previously restricted textual basis of editions such as

ISBN: 9789401796644

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eBookA Biographical Study

by W. K. Bühler

<p>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 versions until it attained its present form in 1979. It would be ...

ISBN: 9783642492075

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eBookGeneset - Target Earth Series, #4

by Ian Campbell

<p data-version='1.1'>Volume 4 of Geneset - Target Earth contains chapters 10, 11 & 12.</p><p><em><strong>Chapter 10 - A Strange Confirmation</strong></em></p><p> The Jules Verne Connection.</p><p> The Theosophical Society.</p><p> A clear ...

ISBN: 9781536560299

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