Book ID: CBB000950298

Plato's Ghost: The Modernist Transformation of Mathematics (2008)


Gray, Jeremy (Author)

Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 2008
Physical Details: viii + 515 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description On the period from 1880 to 1920, focusing on individuals such as Richard Dedekind, Henri Lebesgue, and Jules Henri Poincaré.

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Review Drucker, Thomas (2011) Review of "Plato's Ghost: The Modernist Transformation of Mathematics". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (p. 185). unapi

Review Fenster, Della D. (2009) Review of "Plato's Ghost: The Modernist Transformation of Mathematics". Historia Mathematica (p. 444). unapi

Review Schappacher, Norbert (2012) Review of "Plato's Ghost: The Modernist Transformation of Mathematics". NTM: Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Technik und Medizin (pp. 233-238). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Moore, Gregory H.
Gray, Jeremy
Schneider, Ivo H.
Mittag-Leffler, Gösta
Poincaré, Henri
Nabonnand, Philippe
Archive for History of Exact Sciences
Historia Mathematica
British Society for the History of Mathematics Bulletin
Foundations of Science
Revue d'Histoire des Mathématiques
Springer International
American Mathematical Society
Princeton University Press
Indiana University
Springer Science + Business Media
Mathematical analysis
Poincaré, Jules Henri
Dedekind, Richard
Cantor, Georg Ferdinand Ludwig
Laplace, Pierre Simon
Weierstrass, Karl Theodor
Lebesgue, Henri
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
18th century
20th century

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