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Jones, Alexander

A Mathematician's Journeys

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Table of contents

1. From Graz to Göttingen: Neugebauer’s Early Intellectual Journey
David E. Rowe

2. “Not in Possession of Any Weltanschauung”: Otto Neugebauer’s Flight from Nazi Germany and His Search for Objectivity in Mathematics, in Reviewing, and in History
Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze

3. Otto Neugebauer’s Visits to Copenhagen and His Connection to Denmark
Lis Brack-Bernsen

4. Otto Neugebauer and Ancient Egypt
Jim Ritter

5. As the Outsider Walked in the Historiography of Mesopotamian Mathematics Until Neugebauer
Jens Høyrup

6. François Thureau-Dangin and Cuneiform Mathematics
Béatrice André-Salvini

7. Mathematical and Philological Insights on Cuneiform Texts. Neugebauer’s Correspondence with Fellow Assyriologists
Christine Proust

8. After Neugebauer: Recent Developments in Mesopotamian Mathematics
Duncan J. Melville

9. Babylonian Astronomy 1880–1950: The Players and the Field
Teije Jong

10. Neugebauer’s Astronomical Cuneiform Texts and Its Reception
John M. Steele

11. Translating Babylonian Mathematical Astronomy: Neugebauer and Beyond
Mathieu Ossendrijver

Keywords: History, History, general, History of Mathematical Sciences, History of Science, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Series
Archimedes
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319258652
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-25863-8

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