Logo

Greek Geometry from Thales to Euclid

Large book cover: Greek Geometry from Thales to Euclid

Greek Geometry from Thales to Euclid
by

Publisher: Dublin University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1402197802
Number of pages: 248

Description:
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 and the foundation of the Museum of Alexandria, the development of science was, for the most part, the work of the Greek philosophers. With the foundation of the School of Alexandria, a second period commences; and henceforth, until the end of the scientific evolution of Greece, the cultivation of science was separated from that of philosophy, and pursued for its own sake.

Home page url

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

Similar books

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.
(12310 views)
Book cover: Lectures on the History of MathematicsLectures on the History of Mathematics
by - Texas A&M University
Exploring the concepts, ideas, and results of mathematics is a fascinating topic. In this course you will see firsthand many of the results that have made what mathematics is today and meet the mathematicians that created them.
(11469 views)
Book cover: A History of MathematicsA History of Mathematics
by - The MacMillan Company
The history of mathematics is important as a valuable contribution to the history of civilization. Human progress is closely identified with scientific thought. Mathematical and physical researches are a reliable record of intellectual progress.
(16075 views)
Book cover: Men of MathematicsMen of Mathematics
by - Archive.org
Nature Professor E. T. Bell has written a fascinating book. The amount of biographical details and of mathematics that he has compressed into a volume of 600 pages is extraordinary ... he carries the reader along; he whets the appetite.
(8146 views)