Companion Encyclopaedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences


Ivor Grattan-Guinness (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 1,840 pages

File size: 26.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

* Examines the history and philosophy of the mathematical sciences in a cultural context, tracing their evolution from ancient times up to the twentieth century

* 176 articles contributed by authors of 18 nationalities

* Chronological table of main events in the development of mathematics

* Fully integrated index of people, events and topics

* Annotated bibliographies of both classic and contemporary sources

* Unique coverage of Ancient and non-Western traditions of mathematics