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The Resource Mathematics in Western culture

Mathematics in Western culture

Label
Mathematics in Western culture
Title
Mathematics in Western culture
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1908-1992
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kline, Morris
Dewey number
510.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA21
LC item number
.K52
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Wiskunde
  • Cultuur
  • Geschichte
  • Kultur
  • Mathematik
  • Mathématiques
  • Matemáticas
Label
Mathematics in Western culture
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-475) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
True and false conceptions -- The rule of thumb in mathematics -- The birth of the mathematical spirit -- The Elements of Euclid -- Placing a yardstick to the stars -- Nature acquires reason -- Interlude -- Renewal of the mathematical spirit -- The harmony of the world -- Painting and perspective -- Science born of art : projective geometry -- A discourse on method -- The quantitative approach to nature -- The deduction of universal laws -- Grasping the fleeting instant -- The Newtonian influence : science and philosophy -- The Newtonian influence : religion -- The Newtonian influence : literature and aesthetics -- The sine of G Major -- Mastery of the ether waves -- The science of human nature -- The mathematical theory of ignorance : the statistical approach to the study of man -- Prediction and probability -- Our disorderly universe : the statistical view of nature -- The paradoxes of the infinite -- New geometries, new worlds -- The theory of relativity -- Mathematics : method and art
Control code
ocm00523286
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
484 pages
Isbn
9780195007145
Lccn
53009187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 7277
  • (OCoLC)00523286
Label
Mathematics in Western culture
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-475) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
True and false conceptions -- The rule of thumb in mathematics -- The birth of the mathematical spirit -- The Elements of Euclid -- Placing a yardstick to the stars -- Nature acquires reason -- Interlude -- Renewal of the mathematical spirit -- The harmony of the world -- Painting and perspective -- Science born of art : projective geometry -- A discourse on method -- The quantitative approach to nature -- The deduction of universal laws -- Grasping the fleeting instant -- The Newtonian influence : science and philosophy -- The Newtonian influence : religion -- The Newtonian influence : literature and aesthetics -- The sine of G Major -- Mastery of the ether waves -- The science of human nature -- The mathematical theory of ignorance : the statistical approach to the study of man -- Prediction and probability -- Our disorderly universe : the statistical view of nature -- The paradoxes of the infinite -- New geometries, new worlds -- The theory of relativity -- Mathematics : method and art
Control code
ocm00523286
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
484 pages
Isbn
9780195007145
Lccn
53009187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 7277
  • (OCoLC)00523286

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