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Origins of Mathematical Words: A Comprehensive Dictionary of Latin, Greek, and Arabic Roots

by Anthony Lo Bello Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
12/2013
ISBN:
9781421410982
Format:
Pbk 368 pages

Do you ever wonder about the origins of mathematical terms such as ergodic, biholomorphic, and strophoid? Here Anthony Lo Bello...

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Routes of Learning: Highways, Pathways, and Byways in the History of Mathematics

by Ivor Grattan-Guinness Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
11/2009
ISBN:
9780801892486
Format:
Pb+ 392 pages

This seminal collection gathers together many general writings of one of the world's leading historians of mathematics. Organized...

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Chinese Roots of Linear Algebra

by Roger Hart Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
01/2011
ISBN:
9780801897559
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

A monumental accomplishment in the history of non—Western mathematics, The Chinese Roots of Linear Algebra explains the fundamentally...

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Greek Mathematical Works, Volume I: Thales to Euclid

by Ivor Thomas Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
01/1939
ISBN:
9780674993693
Format:
Hbk 576 pages

The wonderful achievement of Greek mathematics is here illustrated in two volumes of selected mathematical works. Volume I contains:...

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Greek Mathematical Works, Volume II: Aristarchus to Pappus

by Ivor Thomas Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
01/1941
ISBN:
9780674993990
Format:
Hbk 704 pages

The wonderful achievement of Greek mathematics is here illustrated in two volumes of selected mathematical works. Volume I (Loeb...

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World of Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Mathematician of God

by Massimo Mazzotti Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/2018
ISBN:
9781421425153
Format:
Pb+ 240 pages

She is best known for her curve, the witch of Agnesi, which appears in almost all high school and undergraduate math books. She...

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Math Makers: The Lives and Works of 50 Famous Mathematicians

by Alfred S. Posamentier and Christian Spreitzer Prometheus
Pub Date:
04/2020
ISBN:
9781633885202
Format:
Hbk 440 pages

An entertaining history of mathematics as chronicled through fifty short biographies.  Mathematics today is the fruit...

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Unexpected Links between Egyptian and Babylonian Mathematics

by Jöran Friberg World Scientific
Pub Date:
06/2005
ISBN:
9789812563286
Format:
Hbk 308 pages

Mesopotamian mathematics is known from a great number of cuneiform texts, most of them Old Babylonian, some Late Babylonian or...

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Amazing Traces of a Babylonian Origin in Greek Mathematics

by Jöran Friberg World Scientific
Pub Date:
04/2007
ISBN:
9789812704528
Format:
Hbk 496 pages

A sequel to Unexpected Links Between Egyptian and Babylonian Mathematics (World Scientific, 2005), this book is based on the author's...

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Imagined Civilizations: China, the West, and Their First Encounter

by Roger Hart Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9781421406060
Format:
Hbk 384 pages

Accounts of the seventeenth-century Jesuit Mission to China have often celebrated it as the great encounter of two civilizations....

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Frege and the Philosophy of Mathematics

by Michael Resnik Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
10/1980
ISBN:
9780801412936
Format:
Hbk 240 pages

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Tools of Amercian Mathematics Teaching 1800-2000

by Peggy Aldrich Kidwell, Amy Akerberg-Hastings and David Lindsay Roberts Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
08/2008
ISBN:
9780801888144
Format:
Hbk 440 pages

From the blackboard to the graphing calculator, the tools developed to teach mathematics in America have a rich history shaped...

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Siddhantasundara of Jnanaraja: An English Translation with Commentary

by Toke Lindegaard Knudsen Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
10/2014
ISBN:
9781421414423
Format:
Hbk 376 pages

A treasure for anyone interested in early modern India and the history of mathematics, this first English translation of the Siddhantasundara...

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Creativity Code: Art and Innovation in the Age of AI

by Marcus Du Sautoy Belknap Press
Pub Date:
02/2020
ISBN:
9780674244719
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

A Financial Times “Best Summer Books ” Selection Can a computer compose a symphony, write a prize-winning novel,...

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Empty And The Full, The: Li Ye And The Way Of Mathematics - Geometrical Procedures By Section Of Areas

by Charlotte-v Pollet World Scientific
Pub Date:
04/2020
ISBN:
9789811209475
Format:
Hbk 276 pages

During Song (960 to 1279) and Yuan (1279 to 1368) dynasties, China experienced a peak in high-level algebraic investigation through...

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