- Critical Appraisal of Physical Science As a Human Enterprise by Introduction Quantitative imperative vs the imperative of presuppositions Understanding scientific progress: From Duhem to Lakatos Kinetic theory: Maxwell’s Presuppositions Periodic table of the chemical elements: From Mendeleev to Moseley Foundations of modern atomic theory: Thomson, Rutherford, and Bohr Determination of the elementary electrical charge: Millikan and Ehrenhaft Paradox of the photoelectric effect: Einstein and Millikan Bending of light in the 1919 eclipse experiments: Einstein and Eddington Lewis’s covalent bond: From transfer of electrons to sharing of electrons Quantum mechanics: From Bohr to Bohm Wave-particle duality: De Broglie, Einstein and Schrödinger Searching for quarks: Perl’s philosophy of speculative experiments Conclusion: Inductive method as a chimeraCall Number: eBookISBN: 9781402096266Publication Date: 2009
- Great Physicists: the life and times of leading physicists from Galileo to Hawking by I. Mechanics Historical Synopsis How the Heavens Go Galileo Galilei A Man Obsessed Isaac Newton 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 Chronology of the Main EventsCall Number: printISBN: 0195137485Publication Date: 2001
- A History of Mathematics by Table of Contents I. MATHEMATICS BEFORE THE SIXTH CENTURY. 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: printISBN: 9780321387004Publication Date: 2008
- A History of Mathematics by Origins. 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.Call Number: printISBN: 9780471543978Publication Date: 1991
- Mathematics: A Concise History and Philosophy by 1 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 TheoryCall Number: printISBN: 0387942807Publication Date: 1996
- Mathematics and Its History by The Theorem of Pythagoras Greek Geometry Greek Number Theory Infinity in Greek Mathematics Number Theory in Asia Polynomial Equations Analytic Geometry Projective Geometry Calculus Infinite Series The Number Theory Revival Elliptic Functions Mechanics Complex Numbers in Algebra Complex Numbers and Curves Complex Numbers and Functions Differential Geometry Non-Euclidean Geometry Group Theory Hypercomplex Numbers Algebraic Number Theory Topology Simple Groups Sets, Logic, and Computation CombinatoricsCall Number: eBookISBN: 9781441960535Publication Date: 2010
- Mathematics and the Historian's Craft by Introduction: 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 ObservationsCall Number: eBookISBN: 9780387282725Publication Date: 2005
- Remarkable Mathematicians by 1. From Euler to Legendre 2. From Fourier to Cauchy 3. From Abel to Grassmann 4. From Kummer to Cayley 5. From Hermite to Lie 6. From Cantor to Hilbert 7. From Moore to Takagi From Hardy to Lefschetz 9. From Birkhoff to Alexander 10. From Banach to von NeumannISBN: 0521520940Publication Date: 2003
- Worlds Out of Nothing: A Course in the History of Geometry in the 19th Century by Mathematics in the French Revolution.- Poncelet (and Pole and Polar).- Theorems in Projective Geometry.- Poncelet’s Traité.- Duality and the Duality Controversy.- Poncelet, Chasles, and the Early Years of Projective Geometry.- Euclidean Geometry, the Parallel Postulate, and the Work of Lambert and Legendre.- Gauss (Schweikart and Taurinus) and Gauss’s Differential Geometry.- János Bolyai.- Lobachevskii.- Publication and Non-Reception up to 1855.- On Writing the History of Geometry – 1.- Across the Rhine – Möbius’s Algebraic Version of Projective Geometry.- Plücker, Hesse, Higher Plane Curves, and the Resolution of the Duality Paradox.- The Plücker Formulae.- The Mathematical Theory of Plane Curves.- Complex Curves.- Riemann: Geometry and Physics.- Differential Geometry of Surfaces.- Beltrami, Klein, and the Acceptance of Non-Euclidean Geometry.- On Writing the History of Geometry – 2.- Projective Geometry as the Fundamental Geometry.- Hilbert and his Grundlagen der Geometrie.- The Foundations of Projective Geometry in Italy.- Henri Poincaré and the Disc Model of non-Euclidean Geometry.- Is the Geometry of Space Euclidean or Non-Euclidean?.- Summary: Geometry to 1900.- What is Geometry? The Formal Side.- What is Geometry? The Physical Side.- What is Geometry? Is it True? Why is it Important?.- On Writing the History of Geometry – 3Call Number: eBookISBN: 9780857290601Publication Date: 2010-12-01

- Cantor and the origins of set theory
- Felix Klein and his Influence on Geometry
- Henri Poincare and the Origins of Topology
- James Clerk Maxwell and his Equations
- Non-Euclidean Geometry
- The Life and Work of Sofia Kovalevskaya

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