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The Intersection of History and Mathematics

By: Chikara, Sasaki; Sugiura Mitsuo & Joseph W. Dauben

Price: $99.50

Publisher: Basel, SW, Birkhäuser Basel: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16322

ISBN: 3764350296

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Small initials on title page, light bump top fore edge ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, text unmarked. ; Science Networks. Historical Studies, Vol 15; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 257 pages; Taking seminal mathematical concepts and theories as their starting point, the contributors to this volume define myriad forms of interaction between mathematical research and historiographical problems. In the process, they pose such important questions as "Can an independent historian of mathematics make fruitful contributions to the development of mathematics?"... View more info