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A History of Greek Mathematics

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A History of Greek Mathematics
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Publisher: Clarendon Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0486240738
Number of pages: 1084

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The idea may seem quixotic, but it is nevertheless the author's confident hope that this book will give a fresh interest to the story of Greek mathematics in the eyes both of mathematicians and of classical scholars. Greek mathematics reveals an important aspect of the Greek genius of which the student of Greek culture is apt to lose sight.

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