- Concise History of Mathematics by INTRODUCTION 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 CENTURYCall Number: printISBN: 0486602559Publication Date: 1954
- 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 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
- 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
- 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
- Quirky Sides of Scientists by Tenacity 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: eBookISBN: 9780387710198Publication Date: 2007

- Alan Turing and Modern Computing
- Einstein's Annus Mirabilis
- Game Theory
- Hardy and Ramanujan
- Hilbert's Problems and their Influence on Mathematics
- Nicolas Bourbaki and his Influence on Mathematics
- The life and work of Emmy Noether

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