An Axiomatic Approach to Geometry: Geometric Trilogy I

An Axiomatic Approach to Geometry: Geometric Trilogy I

by Francis Borceux

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319347516
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 403
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Francis Borceux is Professor of mathematics at the University of Louvain since many years. He has developed research in algebra and essentially taught geometry, number theory and algebra courses and he has been dean of the Faculty of Sciences of his University and chairman of the Mathematical Committee of the Belgian National Scientific Research Foundation.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Preface.- 1.The Prehellenic Antiquity.- 2.Some Pioneers of Greek Geometry.- 3.Euclid’s Elements.- 4.Some Masters of Greek Geometry.- 5.Post-Hellenic Euclidean Geometry.- 6.Projective Geometry.- 7.Non-Euclidean Geometry.- 8.Hilbert’s Axiomatics of the Plane.- Appendices: A. Constructibily.- B. The Three Classical Problems.- C. Regular Polygons.- Index.- Bibliography.​

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