Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometry: Development and History

Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometry: Development and History

by MarvinJ. Greenberg

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Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometry: Development and History by MarvinJ. Greenberg

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: 9780716711032
Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date: 01/28/1980
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (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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