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History of Mathematics

States of the Art

  • 1st Edition - March 20, 1996
  • Editors: Eberhard Knobloch, Menso Folkerts, Joseph Dauben, Hans Wussing
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 2 0 4 0 5 5 - 9

The contributors and their methods are diverse. Their papers deal with subjects such as anamorphic art, the geometry of Durer, musical works of Mozart and Beethoven, the history of… Read more

History of Mathematics

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The contributors and their methods are diverse. Their papers deal with subjects such as anamorphic art, the geometry of Durer, musical works of Mozart and Beethoven, the history of negative numbers, the development of mathematical notation, and efforts to bring mathematics to bear on problems in commerce and engineering. All papers have English summaries.This book provides historians of mathematics or mathematicians with an interest in history with an overview of the methods, concerns, and results of research in the history of mathematics as it stands today.