Figures of Thought: Mathematics and Mathematical Texts

Figures of Thought: Mathematics and Mathematical Texts

by David Reed

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415865432
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/31/2013
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction Part I: The Subject Matter of Geometry in Euclid, Descartes and Hilbert 1. The Opening of The Elements 2. Propositions and Proofs - Theorems and Problems Part II 1. The Contexts of Measurement 2. Number Theory in the 19th Century Appendix Part III Introduction 1. Types of Wholes 2. Generality in Contemporary Mathematics Conclusion

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