Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometries: Development and History / Edition 3

Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometries: Development and History / Edition 3

by Marvin Jay Greenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716724464

ISBN-13: 9780716724469

Pub. Date: 07/28/1993

Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company

This classic text provides overview of both classic and hyperbolic geometries, placing the work of key mathematicians/ philosophers in historical context. Coverage includes geometric transformations, models of the hyperbolic planes, and pseudospheres.  See more details below

Overview

This classic text provides overview of both classic and hyperbolic geometries, placing the work of key mathematicians/ philosophers in historical context. Coverage includes geometric transformations, models of the hyperbolic planes, and pseudospheres.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716724469
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
07/28/1993
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

1. Euclid's Geometry
2. Logic and Incidence Geometry
3. Hilbert's Axioms
4. Neutral Geometries
5. History of the Parallel Postulate
6. The Discovery of Non-Euclidean Geometry
7. Independence of the Parallel Postulate
8. Philosophical Implications

Review Exercises
Some Topics for Essays
Index

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