“Boyer and Merzbach distill thousands of years of mathematics into this fascinating chronicle. The Great Theorems of Mathematics “When we read a book like A History of Mathematics, we get the picture of a Carl B. Boyer,Uta C. Merzbach. A History of Mathematics has ratings and 32 reviews. Carl B. Boyer, .. My edition is the revised 2nd edition, revised by Uta C. Merzbach and sits on the. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.

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I loved the areas that were written about the history. A rather dull book. Number Language and Counting.

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His theorems are, every one of them, valid to this day. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sie sind bereits eingeloggt. Cio’ che manca e’ il tempo e quindi la lettura pro. Girard Desargues and Projective Geometry.

In my first edition there are no answers to these provided. Boyer is a classic text and I cannot bestow on it any new praise.


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The Biography of a Dangerous Idea Seife are all superior in how it presents its material. Oh, base 10; how status quo you have become! Feb 13, Susan Mazur Stommen rated it liked it Shelves: Differential Geometry and Tensor Analysis. Dec 13, Glenn Proven rated it liked it. Spaces of Higher Dimensions.

Preface to the Third Edition. The book is, after all, a history book, and was definitely meant to relate history, not math itself.

A History of Mathematics, 3rd Edition

Want to Read saving…. Purchased near the Penn campus at a lovely used bookstore apparently tended to by a lovely grey-haired couple think: Jan 26, Ms.

My edition is the revised 2nd edition, revised by Uta C. Compendia of the Dark Ages. Boole and the Algebra of Logic. Klicken Sie auf 2. Every hisstory I would read a couple of pages.

Ouch I read for a class. Oct 25, Marco E. I have a couple of other ones on my shelf, and maybe I’ll tackle another one next year. There is no enthusiasm for the topic at hand. This book is really interesting, but it takes a while for me to read the utaa.


There are revised references and bibliographies and revised and expanded chapters on the nineteeth and twentieth centuries. The upside is, makes me want to look into the archaeology of math, and if there isn’t such a field uistory, one should invent it.

On Conoids and Spheroids. The Oldest Known Texts.

Uta Merzbach

Lists with This Book. Decline of Medieval Learning. A History of Mathematics Carl B. British Algebra and the Operational Calculus of Functions. The material is arranged chronologically beginning with archaic origins and covers Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Greek, Chinese, Indian, Arabic and European contributi Presupposes a knowledge of college level mathematics but is accessible to the average reader through its consistent treatment of voyer structure with a strict adherence to historical perspective and detail.

Richard An ebook version of the most recent edition is available. Aa are little to no proofs and this really disappointed me.