Article ID: CBB000760556

Tangent Numbers: Their Meaning and the History of Research on Them in China and the West (2008)


Luo, Jianjin (Author)

Nei Menggu Shifan Daxue Xuebao (Ziran Kexue Ban)
Volume: 37, no. 1
Issue: 1
Pages: 120-123

Publication Date: 2008
Edition Details: [Translated title.] In Chinese.
Language: Chinese

Description A history of the understanding of the concept of tangent as it arose in the 19th century.

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Authors & Contributors
Cohen, H. Floris
Kurtz, Joachim
Nisbett, Richard E.
Brennan, Andrew
Steinberg, Michael
Meng, Hu
East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Journal of Dialectics of Nature
Historia Scientiarum: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan
Medical History
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Free Press
Monthly Review Press
Ashgate, Variorum
SDX Joint Publishing Company
Oxford University Press
Western world, civilization and culture
Cross-cultural comparison
East Asia, civilization and culture
Cross-cultural interaction; cultural influence
Transmission of ideas
Needham, Joseph
Hippocrates of Cos
Gulik, John Thomas
Foucault, Michel
Qian, Daxin
Time Periods
19th century
17th century
Edo period (Japan, 1603-1868)
Qing dynasty (China, 1644-1912)
Jesuits (Society of Jesus)

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