4 edition of **A concise history of mathematics** found in the catalog.

A concise history of mathematics

Dirk Jan Struik

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Published
**1948**
by Dover Publications in New York
.

Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Dirk Jan Struik. Vol.1, The beginnings : the beginnings in Western Europe. |

Series | The Dover series in mathematics & physics |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 123p. ; |

Number of Pages | 123 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL21792549M |

A Concise History of Mathematics is a classical book, written by a world wide recognized author, of a clear and concise manner. All people interested in this area of the mathematics must have this book in their shelf. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Cederik/5(32). Books shelved as history-of-mathematics: Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics by John Derbyshire, Zero: The.

A Concise History of Mathematics for Philosophers John Stillwell, University of San Francisco This Element aims to present an outline of mathematics and its history, with particular emphasis on events that shook up its : John Stillwell. This is a concise introductory textbook for a one-semester (class) course in the history and philosophy of mathematics. It is written for mathemat ics majors, philosophy students, history of science students, and (future) secondary school mathematics teachers. The only prerequisite is a solid command of precalculus mathematics. On the one hand, this book is designed to help mathematics.

His Lectures on Classical Differential Geometry, reprinted by Dover in , is still a highly regarded classic, as is his Concise History of Mathematics, one of the first Dover original books in mathematics and first published by Dover in , which reached its current fourth revised edition in Number theory has a long and distinguished history and the concepts and problems relating to the subject have been instrumental in the foundation of much of mathematics. In this book, Professor Baker describes the rudiments of number theory in a concise, simple and direct.. manner.

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His Lectures on Classical Differential Geometry, reprinted by Dover inis still a highly regarded classic, as is his Concise History of Mathematics, one of the first Dover original books in mathematics and first published by Dover inwhich reached its current fourth revised edition in Cited by: The author himself was a mathematician who researched the history of mathematics.

The result was the material in this book that contains the names of numerous mathematicians and scientists, and their publications with Latin, French, and German titles. Most of the foreign language titles and quotes have English translation in the footnotes.4/5(36). Concise coverage is given to set theory, the influence of relativity and quantum theory, tensor calculus, the Lebesgue integral, the calculus of variations, and other important ideas and concepts.

The book concludes with the beginnings of the computer era and the seminal work of von Neumann, Turing, Wiener, and others/5(11). In one concise volume, this unique book presents an interesting and reliable account of mathematics history for those who cannot devote themselves to an intensive study.

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National Emergency A concise history of mathematics by Struik, Dirk Jan, Publication date Topics Mathematics, Mathematics, Matematica (Historia), Mathématiques PublisherPages: His Lectures on Classical Differential Geometry, reprinted by Dover inis still a highly regarded classic, as is his Concise History of Mathematics, one of the first Dover original books in mathematics and first published by Dover inwhich reached its current fourth revised edition in /5().

His Lectures on Classical Differential Geometry, reprinted by Dover inis still a highly regarded classic, as is his Concise History of Mathematics, one of the first Dover original books in mathematics and first published by Dover inwhich reached its current fourth revised edition in /5(3).

A Concise History of Mathematics 作者: Dirk J. Struik 出版社: Dover Publications Inc., New York USA 副标题: Fourth Revised Edition 出版年: 页数: 定价: GBP 装帧:. Mathematics, like painting, music, literature, has a long history, says Robin Wilson. Indeed, it’s longer than most, since the first writing is believed to be numerical.

Mathematics is also multicultural, with its historical origins in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Interview by Caspar Henderson.

Among the enduring books on the history of mathematics written in English is that by Dirk J. Struik ( – ). A gifted mathematician, his interest in its history began early in his career. Having earned the Ph.D. in Mathematics at the University of Leiden inhe focused on tensor calculus until the mid s when its central.

However, his Lectures on Classical Differential Geometry, republished by Dover inis as yet a profoundly respected great, just like his Concise History of Mathematics, one of the main Dover unique books in science and first distributed by Dover inwhich arrived at its present fourth changed release in ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: 1.

The beginnings The ancient Orient Greece The Orient after the decline of Greek societyThe beginnings in Western Europe The seventeenth century The eighteenth century The nineteenth century The first half of the twentieth century.

His Lectures on Classical Differential Geometry, reprinted by Dover inis still a highly regarded classic, as is his Concise History of Mathematics, one of the first Dover original books in mathematics and first published by Dover inwhich reached its current fourth revised edition in /5(31).

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Struik, Dirk J. (Dirk Jan), Concise history of mathematics.

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Tutte le categorie. VAI Ricerca Bestseller Idee regalo /5(18). A Concise History of Mathematics: Fourth Revised Edition This compact, well-written history -- first published inand now in its fourth revised edition -- describes the main trends in the development of all fields of mathematics from the first available records to the middle of the 20th century.

the Lebesgue integral, the calculus. This is a concise introductory textbook for a one-semester (class) course in the history and philosophy of mathematics. It is written for mathemat ics majors, philosophy students, history of science students, and (future) secondary school mathematics teachers.

The only prerequisite is a solid. Mathematics is a vast adventure in ideas; its history reflects some of the noblest thoughts of countless generations. It was possible to condense this history into a book of less than three hundred pages only by subjecting ourselves to strict discipline, sketching the unfolding of a few main ideas and minimizing reference to other developments.

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