History of mathematics and history of science reunited?

  • Jeremy Gray
  • Published 2011 in
    Isis; an international review devoted to the…


For some years now, the history of modern mathematics and the history of modern science have developed independently. A step toward a reunification that would benefit both disciplines could come about through a revived appreciation of mathematical practice. Detailed studies of what mathematicians actually do, whether local or broadly based, have often led… (More)