Gauss and the Eccentric Halsted

@article{Sondow2014GaussAT,
  title={Gauss and the Eccentric Halsted},
  author={Jonathan Sondow},
  journal={arXiv: History and Overview},
  year={2014}
}
  • J. Sondow
  • Published 16 May 2014
  • History
  • arXiv: History and Overview
We discuss the mathematician George Bruce Halsted's accusations against Carl Friedrich Gauss, as well as refutations both by the latter's American grandson Robert Gauss in a letter to Felix Klein, and by the historian of mathematics Florian Cajori. 

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The revolution from 1890 to 1950 occurred in several evolutionary stages and was recounted here the main features of this development using the lives of six mathematicians to illustrate some of the major changes that occurred.
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