218 books (11 pages) in this category

Mathematics in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art

Content, Form, Meaning

by Robert Tubbs

<p>During the twentieth century, many artists and writers turned to abstract mathematical ideas to help them realize their aesthetic ambitions. Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, and, perhaps most famously, Piet Mondrian used principles of mathematics in ...

ISBN: 9781421414027

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eBookMathematics in Victorian Britain

by Foreword by Dr Adam Hart-Davis, Writer, photographer and broadcaster

<p>During the Victorian era, industrial and economic growth led to a phenomenal rise in productivity and invention. That spirit of creativity and ingenuity was reflected in the massive expansion in scope and complexity of many scientific ...

ISBN: 9780191627941

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eBookMathematics in Western Culture

by Morris Kline

<p>This book gives a remarkably fine account of the influences mathematics has exerted on the development of philosophy, the physical sciences, religion, and the arts in Western life.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780190281137

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eBookby Saul Stahl & Paul E. Johnson

<p>This introductory treatment provides insightful expositions of specific applications as well as elements of mathematical history and culture. The in-depth coverage of key mathematical topics is presented in clear terms and at an informal ...

ISBN: 9780486824345

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eBook‘Moving mathematics teaching into the age of quantum mechanics and relativity.’

by Malcolm Cameron

<p>‘Mathematics the Truth: Moving mathematics teaching into the age of quantum mechanics and relativity’ by Malcolm Cameron</p> <p>“Serious, light-hearted, insight.”</p> <p>“Shakes mathematics teaching icons …”</p> <p>“Rescues mathematics ...

ISBN: 9781925635782

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eBookby Njord Kane

<p>The Mystery of Maya Math Code is solved and simplified!</p><p>Presented in a manner that is not long winded by explaining centuries of theories regarding ancient mathematics, Maya philosophy, and history. This book jumps straight into the ...

ISBN: 9781943066094

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eBookby Njord Kane

<p>The Mystery of Maya Math Code is solved and simplified! </p> <p>Presented in a manner that is not long winded by explaining centuries of theories regarding ancient mathematics, Maya philosophy, and history. This book jumps straight into the ...

ISBN: 9781943066186

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eBookMenahem Max Schiffer: Selected Papers Volume 1

by Peter Duren & Lawrence Zalcman

<p>This two volume set presents over 50 of the most groundbreaking contributions of Menahem M Schiffer. All of the reprints of Schiffer’s works herein have extensive annotation and invited commentaries, giving new clarity and insight into ...

ISBN: 9780817680855

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eBookMethods of Solving Complex Geometry Problems

by Ellina Grigorieva

<p>This book is a unique collection of challenging geometry problems and detailed solutions that will build students’ confidence in mathematics. By proposing several methods to approach each problem and emphasizing geometry’s connections with ...

ISBN: 9783319007052

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eBookMexican Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science

by S. Ramirez & Robert S. Cohen

<p>For a North American seeking to know the Mexican mind, and especially the sciences today and in their recent development, a great light of genius is to be found in Mexico City in the late 17th century. Tbe genius is that of one who surely may

ISBN: 9789400901094

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eBookMindkind: Math & Physics for the New Millennium

by William John Cox

<p>The soul of Mindkind is dedicated to the proposition that humans are stranded here on Earth until such time as we, or our descendants, achieve the ability to live in peace and become strong enough to break out of the eggshell of ignorance ...

ISBN: 9780985785017

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eBookModel Theory and the Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

Formalization without Foundationalism

by John T. Baldwin

<p>Major shifts in the field of model theory in the twentieth century have seen the development of new tools, methods, and motivations for mathematicians and philosophers. In this book, John T. Baldwin places the revolution in its historical ...

ISBN: 9781108100212

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eBookby Craig Smorynski

<p>This book is about the rise and supposed fall of the mean value theorem. It discusses the evolution of the theorem and the concepts behind it, how the theorem relates to other fundamental results in calculus, and modern re-evaluations of its ...

ISBN: 9783319529561

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eBookNaturalizing Logico-Mathematical Knowledge

Approaches from Philosophy, Psychology and Cognitive Science

by Sorin Bangu

<p>This book is meant as a part of the larger contemporary philosophical project of naturalizing logico-mathematical knowledge, and addresses the key question that motivates most of the work in this field: What is philosophically relevant about ...

ISBN: 9781351998444

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eBookby Isaac Newton & Andrew Motte (Translator)

NEWTON'S PRINCIPIA : Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, often referred to as simply the Principia, is a work in three books by Isaac Newton, in Latin, first published 5 July 1687. The Principia states Newton's laws of motion, forming

ISBN: 9788826455624

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eBookHistories, Mysteries, Theories

by Albrecht Beutelspacher

<p>Posing the question "What exactly is a number?" a distinguished German mathematician presents this intriguing and accessible survey. Albrecht Beutelspacher ? founder of the renowned interactive mathematics museum, Mathematikum ? ...

ISBN: 9780486810461

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eBookTheir Tales, Types, and Treasures

by Alfred S. Posamentier & Bernd Thaller

<p>Did you grow up thinking math is boring? It’s time to reconsider. This book will teach you everything you ever wondered about numbers—and more.</p> <p>How and why did human beings first start using numbers at the dawn of history? Would ...

ISBN: 9781633880313

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eBookOn the Hypotheses Which Lie at the Bases of Geometry

by Bernhard Riemann

<p>This book presents William Clifford’s English translation of Bernhard Riemann’s classic text together with detailed mathematical, historical and philosophical commentary. The basic concepts and ideas, as well as their mathematical background,

ISBN: 9783319260426

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eBookby Charles Darwin

<p> On the Origin of Species, published on 24 November 1859, is a work of scientific literature by Charles Darwin which is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. Its full title was On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural ...

ISBN: 1230000030829

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eBookOn the Quest for Computable Knowledge

by Stephen Wolfram

<p>Wolfram discusses the history of computation from its earliest beginnings to current applications and the emergence of computable knowledge. Notable figures include: Pythagoras, Archimedes, Isaac Newton, Galileo, Gottfried Leibniz, Carl ...

ISBN: 9780965053259

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