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The Emergence of the American Mathematical Research Community, 1876-1900: J. J. Sylvester, Felix Klein, and E. H. Moore
1: An overview of American mathematics: 1776--1876. 2: A new departmental prototype: J. J. Sylvester and the Johns Hopkins University. 3: Mathematics at Sylvester's Hopkins. 4: German mathematics andExpand
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The collected papers of Albert Einstein
List of Texts xiii List of Illustrations xxxiii INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL Introduction to Volume 14 xxxv Editorial Method of the Series lxxxv Acknowledgments xciii Note on the Translation xcv List ofExpand
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Emergence of the Theory of Lie Groups : An Essay in the History of Mathematics , 1869 – 1926
Among historians of mathematics Thomas Hawkins has long been regarded as the leading authority on the early history of Lie groups. After decades of work on this fascinating theme, he has synthesizedExpand
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Felix Klein's “Erlanger Antrittsrede”: A Transcription with English Translation and Commentary
Abstract One of Felix Klein's leading interests was the role of mathematics education not only in the German universities but in the secondary schools as well. Klein played a leading role in theExpand
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REVOLUTIONS IN MATHEMATICS
The best ebooks about Revolutions In Mathematics that you can get for free here by download this Revolutions In Mathematics and save to your desktop. This ebooks is under topic such as revolutions inExpand
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Einstein Meets Hilbert: At the Crossroads of Physics and Mathematics
  • D. Rowe
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • 1 November 2001
Abstract. One of the most famous episodes in the early history of general relativity involves the “race” in November 1915 between Albert Einstein and David Hilbert to uncover the “correct” form forExpand
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Mathematical models as artefacts for research: Felix Klein and the case of Kummer surfaces
Already as a student in Bonn, Felix Klein was exposed to model-making through his teacher, Julius Plücker, who used models to visualize the properties of special surfaces that arise in line geometry.Expand
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The Calm Before the Storm: Hilbert’s Early Views on Foundations
In recent years there has been a growing interest among historians and philosophers of mathematics in the history of logic, set theory, and foundations.1 This trend has led to a major reassessment ofExpand
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