Logo

A Short History of Greek Mathematics

Large book cover: A Short History of Greek Mathematics

A Short History of Greek Mathematics
by

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1108009034
Number of pages: 351

Description:
Mathematicians will find accounts of every extant Greek mathematical book and many proofs translated directly from ancient texts. Students and Greek scholars will encounter a chronicle of the development of mathematical science, including the decimal scale; Egyptian and Greek arithmetic; the Greek theory of numbers; Greek geometry; Egyptian geometry; and the works of Euclid, Archimedes, and their successors.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: An Episodic History of MathematicsAn Episodic History of Mathematics
by - Mathematical Association of America
A series of snapshots of the history of mathematics from ancient times to the twentieth century. The intent is to give the reader a sense of mathematical culture and history. The book abounds with stories, and personalities play a strong role.
(7142 views)
Book cover: A History Of The Mathematical Theory Of ProbabilityA History Of The Mathematical Theory Of Probability
by - Kessinger Publishing, LLC
History of the probability theory from the time of Pascal to that of Laplace (1865). Todhunter gave a close account of the difficulties involved and the solutions offered by each investigator. His studies were thorough and fully documented.
(13038 views)
Book cover: Greek Geometry from Thales to EuclidGreek Geometry from Thales to Euclid
by - Dublin University Press
The founders of Greek philosophy -- Thales and Pythagoras -- were also the founders of Greek Science, and from the time of Thales to that of Euclid, the development of science was, for the most part, the work of the Greek philosophers ...
(2004 views)
Book cover: The Pythagorean Theorem: Crown Jewel of MathematicsThe Pythagorean Theorem: Crown Jewel of Mathematics
by - AuthorHouse
The book chronologically traces the Pythagorean theorem from the beginning, through 4000 years of Pythagorean proofs. The text presents some classic puzzles, amusements, and applications. An epilogue summarizes the importance of the theorem.
(11382 views)