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Concise History of Mathematics by Dirk J. StruikINTRODUCTION
I. THE BEGINNINGS
II. THE ANCIENT ORIENT
III. GREECE
IV. THE ORIENT AFTER THE DECLINE OF GREEK SOCIETY
V. THE BEGINNINGS IN WESTERN EUROPE
VI. THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
VII. THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
VIII. THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
IX. THE FIRST HALF OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Call Number: print
ISBN: 0486602559
Publication Date: 1954
Euler As Physicist by Dieter SuiskyThe Predecessors: Descartes, Newton and Leibniz
Newton and Leibniz on Time, Space and Forces
Newton and Leibniz on the Foundation of the Calculus
Euler’s Program for Mechanics
The Foundation of the Calculus
Euler’s Early Relativistic Theory
Euler’s Wirksamkeit, Helmholtz’s Treatment of Energy Law and Beyond
Euler’s Mechanics and Schrödinger’s Quantum Mechanics
II Thermodynamics
Historical Synopsis
A Tale of Two Revolutions Sadi Carnot
On the Dark Side Robert Mayer
A Holy Undertaking James Joule
Unities and a Unifier Hermann Helmholtz
The Scientist as Virtuoso William Thomson
The Road to Entropy Rudolf Clausius
The Greatest Simplicity Willard Gibbs
The Last Law Walther Nernst
III. Electromagnetism
Historical Synopsis
A Force of Nature Michael Faraday
The Scientist as Magician James ClerkMaxwell
IV. Statistical Mechanics
Historical Synopsis
Molecules and Entropy Ludwig Boltzmann
V. Relativity
Historical Synopsis
Adventure in Thought Albert Einstein
VI. Quantum Mechanics
Historical Synopsis
Reluctant Revolutionary Max Planck
Science by Conversation Niels Bohr
The Scientist as Critic Wolfgang Pauli
Matrix Mechanics Werner Heisenberg
Wave Mechanics Erwin Schrodinger and Louis de Broglie
VII. Nuclear Physics
Historical Synopsis
Opening Doors Marie Curie
On the Crest of a Wave Ernest Rutherford
Physics and Friendships Lise Meitner
Complete Physicist Enrico Fermi
VIII. Particle Physics
Historical Synopsis
What Do You Care? Richard Feynman
Telling the Tale of the Quarks Murray Gell-Mann
IX. Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Cosmology
Historical Synopsis
Beyond the Galaxy Edwin Hubble
Ideal Scholar Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
Affliction, Fame, and Fortune Stephen Hawking
Ancient Mathematics.
The Beginnings of Mathematics in Greece.
Archimedes and Apollonius.
Mathematical Methods in Hellenistic Times.
The Final Chapters of Greek Mathematics.
II. MEDIEVAL MATHEMATICS: 500-1400.
Medieval China and India.
The Mathematics of Islam.
Mathematics in Medieval Europe.
Mathematics Around the World.
III. EARLY MODERN MATHEMATICS: 1400-1700.
Algebra in the Renaissance.
Mathematical Methods in the Renaissance.
Geometry, Algebra, and Probability in the Seventeenth Century.
The Beginnings of Calculus.
IV. MODERN MATHEMATICS: 1700-2000.
Analysis in the Eighteenth Century.
Probability, Algebra, and Geometry in the Eighteenth Century.
Algebra in the Nineteenth Century.
Analysis in the Nineteenth Century.
Geometry in the Nineteenth Century.
Aspects of the Twentieth Century.
Answers to Selected Problems.
General References in the History of Mathematics.
Index and Pronunciation Guide.
Call Number: print
ISBN: 9780321387004
Publication Date: 2008
A History of Mathematics by Carl B. BoyerOrigins.
Egypt.
Mesopotamia.
Ionia and the Pythagoreans.
The Heroic Age.
The Age of Plato and Aristotle.
Euclid of Alexandria.
Archimedes of Syracuse.
Apollonius of Perga.
Greek Trigonometry and Mensuration.
Revival and Decline of Greek Mathematics.
China and India.
The Arabic Hegemony.
Europe in the Middle Ages.
The Renaissance.
Prelude to Modern Mathematics.
The Time of Fermat and Descartes.
A Transitional Period.
Newton and Leibniz.
The Bernoulli Era.
The Age of Euler.
Mathematicians of the French Revolution.
The Time of Gauss and Cauchy.
Geometry.
Analysis.
Algebra.
Poincare and Hilbert.
Aspects of the Twentieth Century.
References.
General Bibliography.
Appendix.
Index.
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ISBN: 9780471543978
Publication Date: 1991
Mathematics: A Concise History and Philosophy by W. S. Anglin1 Mathematics for Civil Servants
2 The Earliest Number Theory
3 The Dawn of Deductive Mathematics
4 The Pythagoreans
5 The Pythagoreans and Perfection
6 The Pythagoreans and Polyhedra
7 The Pythagoreans and Irrationality
8 The Need for the Infinite
9 Mathematics in Athens Before Plato
10 Plato
11 Aristotle
12 In the Time of Eudoxus
13 Ruler and Compass Constructions
14 The Oldest Surviving Math Book
15 Euclid’s Geometry Continued
16 Alexandria and Archimedes
17 The End of Greek Mathematics
18 Early Medieval Number Theory
19 Algebra in the Early Middle Ages
20 Geometry in the Early Middle Ages
21 Khayyam and the Cubic
22 The Later Middle Ages
23 Modern Mathematical Notation
24 The Secret of the Cubic
25 The Secret Revealed
26 A New Calculating Device
27 Mathematics and Astronomy
28 The Seventeenth Century
29 Pascal
30 The Seventeenth Century II
31 Leibniz
32 The Eighteenth Century
33 Lagrange
34 Nineteenth-Century Algebra
35 Nineteenth-Century Analysis
36 Nineteenth-Century Geometry
37 Nineteenth-Century Number Theory
38 Cantor
39 Foundations
40 Twentieth-Century Number Theory
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ISBN: 0387942807
Publication Date: 1996
Mathematics and the Historian's Craft by Glen Van Brummelen; Michael KinyonIntroduction: The Birth and Growth of a Community
History or Heritage? An Important Distinction in Mathematics and for Mathematics Education
Ptolemy’s Mathematical Models and their Meaning
Mathematics, Instruments and Navigation, 1600-1800
Was Newton’s Calculus a Dead End? The Continental Influence of Maclaurin’s Treatise of Fluxions
The Mathematics and Science of Leonhard Euler (1707-1783)
Mathematics in Canada before 1945: A Preliminary Survey
The Emergence of the American Mathematical Research Community
19th Century Logic Between Philosophy and Mathematics
The Battle for Cantorian Set Theory
Hilbert and his Twenty-Four Problems
Turing and the Origins of AI,
Mathematics and Gender: Some Cross-Cultural Observations
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9780387282725
Publication Date: 2005
Philosophers at War: the quarrel between Newton and Leibniz by Alfred Rupert Hall1. Introduction
2. Beginnings in Cambridge
3. Newton states his claim: 1685
4. Leibniz encounters Newton: 1672–1676
5. The emergence of the calculus: 1677–1699
6. The outbreak: 1693–1700
7. Open warfare: 1700–1710
8. The philosophical debate
9. Thrust and parry: 1710–1713
10. The dogs of war: 1713–1715
11. War beyond death: 1715–1722
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ISBN: 052152489X
Publication Date: 2002
Quirky Sides of Scientists by David TopperTenacity and Stubbornness: Einstein on Theory and Experiment
Convergence or Coincidence: Ancient Measurements of the Sun and Moon—How Far?
The Rationality of Simplicity: Copernicus on Planetary Motion
The Silence of Scientists: Venus’s Brightness, Earth’s Precession, and the Nebula in Orion
Progress Through Error: Stars and Quasars—How Big, How Far?
The Data Fit the Model but the Model is Wrong: Kepler and the Structure of the Cosmos
Art Illustrates Science: Galileo, a Blemished Moon, and a Parabola of Blood
Ensnared in Circles: Galileo and the Law of Projectile Motion
Aesthetics and Holism: Newton on Light, Color, and Music
Missing One’s Own Discovery Newton and the First Idea of an Artificial Satellite
A Change of Mind: Newton and the Comet(s?) of 1680 and 1681
A Well-Nigh Discovery: Einstein and the Expanding Universe.
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9780387710198
Publication Date: 2007
Sherlock Holmes in Babylon and Other Tales of Mathematical History by Marlow Anderson (Editor); Victor Katz (Editor); Robin WilsonPart I. Ancient Mathematics
Sherlock Holmes in Babylon
Words and pictures: new light on Plimpton 322
Mathematics 600 BC–600 AD
Diophantus of Alexandria; Hypatia of Alexandria
Hypatia and her mathematics
The evolution of mathematics in ancient China, Liu Hui and the first golden age of Chinese mathematics
Number systems of the North American Indians
The number systems of the Mayas
Before the conquest
Part II. Medieval and renaissance mathematics
The discovery of the series formula for π
Ideas of calculus in Islam and India
Was calculus invented in India?
An early iterative method for the determination of sin 1º
Leonardo of Pisa and his liber quadratorum
The algorists vs. the abacists: an ancient controversy on the use of calculators
Sidelights on the Cardan-Tartaglia controversy
Reading Bombelli's x-purgated algebra
The first work on mathematics printed in the New World
Part III. The Seventeenth Century
An application of geography to mathematics: history of the integral of the secant
Some historical notes on the cycloid
Descartes and problem-solving
Rene Descartes' curve-drawing devices: experiments in the relations between mechanical motion and symbolic language
Certain mathematical achievements of James Gregory
The changing concept of change: the derivative from Fermat to Weierstrauss
The crooked made straight: Roberval and Newton on tangents
On the discovery of the logarithmic series and its development in England up to Cotes
Isaac Newton: man, myth, and mathematics
Reading the master: Newton and the birth of celestial mechanics
Newton as an originator of polar coordinates
Newton's method for resolving affected equations
A contribution of Leibniz to the history of complex numbers
Functions of a curve: Leibniz's original notion of functions and its meaning for the parabola;
Part IV. The Eighteenth Century
Brook Taylor and the mathematical theory of Linear Perspective
Was Newton's calculus a dead end? The continental influence of Maclaurin's treatise of fluxions
Discussion of fluxions: from Berkeley to Woodhouse
The Bernoulli and the harmonic series
Leonhard Euler 1707–1783
The number
Euler's vision of a general partial differential calculus for a generalized kind of function
Euler and the fundamental theorem of algebra
Euler and the differentials
Euler and quadratic reciprocity
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ISBN: 0883855461
Publication Date: 2004-08-31
Topics
Galileo
Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion
Newton. Leibnitz and the origins of Calculus
Newton's Principia Mathematica
The Mathematical Work of Rene Descartes
The origin of complex numbers
The Origin of Logarithms
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