Research in History and Philosophy of Mathematics: The CSHPM by Maria Zack,Elaine Landry

By Maria Zack,Elaine Landry

This quantity includes seventeen papers that have been provided on the 2015 Annual assembly of the Canadian Society for background and Philosophy of Mathematics/La Société Canadienne d’Histoire et de Philosophie des Mathématiques, held in Washington, D.C. as well as showcasing conscientiously reviewed sleek scholarship on an engaging number of common themes within the heritage and philosophy of arithmetic, this assembly additionally commemorated the stories of Jacqueline (Jackie) Stedall and Ivor Grattan-Guinness; celebrated the Centennial of the Mathematical organization of the USA; and regarded the significance of mathematical groups in a different consultation. those subject matters etc are explored in those amassed papers, which hide topics such as
  • New proof that the Latin translation of Euclid’s parts used to be in accordance with the Arabic model attributed to al-Ḥajjāj
  • Work performed at the arc rampant within the 17th century 
  • The background of numerical tools for locating roots of nonlinear equations
  • An unique play that includes a discussion among George Boole and Augustus De Morgan that explores the connection among them
  • Key matters within the electronic protection of mathematical fabric for destiny generations
  • A examine the 1st twenty-five years of The American Mathematical Monthly within the context of the evolving American mathematical community
  • The development of Math Circles and the original methods they're being carried out within the United States
Written via best students within the box, those papers may be available not to basically mathematicians and scholars of the heritage and philosophy of arithmetic, but additionally an individual with a basic curiosity in mathematics.

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