# The Rise of non-Archimedean Mathematics and the Roots of a Misconception I: The Emergence of non-Archimedean Systems of Magnitudes

@article{Ehrlich2006TheRO, title={The Rise of non-Archimedean Mathematics and the Roots of a Misconception I: The Emergence of non-Archimedean Systems of Magnitudes}, author={Philip Ehrlich}, journal={Archive for History of Exact Sciences}, year={2006}, volume={60}, pages={1-121} }

As a matter of fact, it is by no means impossible to build up a consistent " non-Archimedean " theory of magnitudes in which the axiom of Eudoxus (usually named after Archimedes) does not hold.

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