The logic of non-Western science: mathematical discoveries in medieval India

@article{Pingree2003TheLO,
  title={The logic of non-Western science: mathematical discoveries in medieval India},
  author={D. Pingree},
  journal={Daedalus},
  year={2003},
  volume={132},
  pages={45-53}
}
  • D. Pingree
  • Published 2003
  • Mathematics, Sociology
  • Daedalus
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)One of the most significant things one learns from the study of the exact sciences as practiced in a number of ancient and medieval societies is that, while science has always traveled from one culture to another, each culture before the modern period approached the sciences it received in its own unique way and transformed them into forms compatible with its own modes of thought. Science is a product of culture ; it is not a single, unified entity… Expand