Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times

  title={Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times},
  author={M. Kline},
  • M. Kline
  • Published 1972
  • Mathematics
  • This comprehensive history traces the development of mathematical ideas and the careers of the men responsible for them. Volume 1 looks at the discipline's origins in Babylon and Egypt, the creation of geometry and trigonometry by the Greeks, and the role of mathematics in the medieval and early modern periods. Volume 2 focuses on calculus, the rise of analysis in the nineteenth century, and the number theories of Dedekind and Dirichlet. The concluding volume covers the revival of projective… CONTINUE READING
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