Book ID: CBB000201937

Mathematical Evolutions (2002)

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Shenitzer, Abe (Editor)
Stillwell, John (Editor)


Mathematical Association of America


Publication Date: 2002
Physical Details: xii + 302 pp., illus., bibl., index
Language: English

Description Contents: Michael *Atiyah, Mathematics in the 20th century; N. *Luzin, Function: Two letters from N. N. Luzin to M. Ya. Vygodskii; Detlef *Laugwitz, Riemann's dissertation and its effect on the evolution of mathematics; Abe *Shenitzer, J. *Steprans, Evolution of integration; Erwin *Kreyszig, On the calculus of variations and its major influences on the mathematics of the first half of our century; I. G. *Bashmakova, G. S. *Smirnova, Evolution of literal algebra; I. G. *Bashmakova, A. N. *Rudakov, Evolution of algebra 1800-1870; John *Stillwell, What are algebraic integers and what are they for? Israel *Kleiner, Genesis of the abstract ring concept; Israel *Kleiner, Field theory from equations to axiomatization; John *Stillwell, Elliptic curves; John *Stillwell, Modular miracles; Hermann *Weyl, Topology and abstract algebra as two roads of mathematical comprehension; Jacques *Tits, Symmetry; John *Stillwell, Exceptional objects; M. M. *Postnikov, Problem of squarable lunes; Abe *Shenitzer, How hyperbolic geometry became respectable; Zdzislaw *Pogoda, Leszek M. *Sokolowski, Does mathematics distinguish certain dimensions of space? I. G. *Bashmakova, E. I. *Slavutin, Glimpses of algebraic geometry; Stefan *Mykytiuk, Abe *Shenitzer, Four significant axiomatic systems and some of the issues associated with them; Victor W. *Marek, Jan *Mycielski, Foundations of mathematics in the twentieth century; Joseph L. *Doob, Development of rigor in mathematical probability (1900--1950); V. M. *Tikhomirov, Evolution of methods of convex optimization; Abe *Shenitzer, A few expository mini-essays; Vl. P. *Vizgin, On the emotional assumptions without which one could not effectively investigate the laws of nature; Wilhelm *Magnus, Significance of mathematics: the mathematician's share in the general human condition.


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Authors & Contributors
Simone Aurora
Marina Dalé
Fabio Grigenti
Campaner, Raffaella
Gabbani, Carlo
Schuster, John
Journals
Foundations of Science
Social Studies of Science
Revue d'Histoire des Mathématiques
Philosophia Naturalis
Perspectives on Science
Metascience: An International Review Journal for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science
Publishers
Cambridge University Press
Springer
Pensa Multimedia
Mimesis
Kluwer
Franco Angeli
Concepts
Mathematics
Philosophy of science
Physics
Philosophy
Methodology of science; scientific method
Natural philosophy
People
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm von
Vailati, Giovanni
Turing, Alan Mathison
Pythagoras
Poncelet, Jean Victor
Pascal, Blaise
Time Periods
20th century
17th century
19th century
Early modern
Modern
Renaissance
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Greece
Roman Empire
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