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Landry, Elaine

Research in History and Philosophy of Mathematics

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Table of contents

1. The Latin Translation of Euclid’s Elements attributed to Adelard of Bath: Relation to the Arabic transmission of al-Ḥajjāj
Gregg Young

2. The Arc Rampant in 1673: Abraham Bosse, François Blondel, Philippe de la Hire, and conic sections
Christopher Baltus

3. The Need for a Revision of the Prehistory of Arithmetic and its Relevance to School Mathematics
Patricia Baggett, Andrzej Ehrenfeucht

4. Bolzano’s measurable numbers: are they real?
Steve Russ, Kateřina Trlifajová

5. Finding the roots of a non-linear equation: history and reliability
Roger Godard

6. Remarkable Similarities: A dialogue between Boole and De Morgan
Gavin Hitchcock

7. Clifford and Sylvester on the Development of Peirce’s Matrix Formulation of the Algebra of Relations, 1870–1882
Francine F. Abeles

8. The Correspondence of William Burnside
Howard Emmens

9. Historical evidence of the close friendship between Yoshikatsu Sugiura and Paul Dirac
Michiyo Nakane

10. Grattan-Guinness’s work on classical mechanics
Roger Cooke

11. Humanistic Reflections on Hundredth Powers-A Case Study
Joel Haack, Timothy Hall

12. The Quest for Digital Preservation: Will a portion of mathematics history be lost forever?
Steve DiDomenico, Linda Newman

13. Mathematical Communities as a Topic and a Method
Amy Ackerberg-Hastings

14.
The American Mathematical Monthly (1894-1919): A New Journal in the Service of Mathematics and Its Educators
Karen Hunger Parshall

15. Charter Members of the MAA and the Material Culture of American Mathematics
Peggy Aldrich Kidwell

16. An American Postulate Theorist: Edward V. Huntington
Janet Heine Barnett

17. The establishment and growth of Math Circles in America
Brandy Wiegers, Diana White

Keywords: Mathematics, History of Mathematical Sciences, Philosophy of Science

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Proceedings of the Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics/La Société Canadienne d’Histoire et de Philosophie des Mathématiques
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319466156
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-43269-4

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