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The Resource The world of mathematics; : a small library of the literature of mathematics from Aʻh-mosé the scribe to Albert Einstein,, presented with commentaries and notes by James R. Newman

The world of mathematics; : a small library of the literature of mathematics from Aʻh-mosé the scribe to Albert Einstein,, presented with commentaries and notes by James R. Newman

Label
The world of mathematics; : a small library of the literature of mathematics from Aʻh-mosé the scribe to Albert Einstein,
Title
The world of mathematics;
Title remainder
a small library of the literature of mathematics from Aʻh-mosé the scribe to Albert Einstein,
Statement of responsibility
presented with commentaries and notes by James R. Newman
Creator
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1907-1966
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Newman, James R.
Dewey number
510.82
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA3
LC item number
.N48
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QA3 N553w 1956
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Mathématiques
  • Mathématiques
  • Mathematics
  • Wiskunde
  • Wetenschapsfilosofie
  • Matematica
  • Matematica (Historia)
  • Matemáticas
  • Mathematics
Label
The world of mathematics; : a small library of the literature of mathematics from Aʻh-mosé the scribe to Albert Einstein,, presented with commentaries and notes by James R. Newman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • v. 1. Great mathematicians / Herbert Westren Turnbull -- The rhind papyrus / James R. Newman -- Archimedes / Plutarch, Vitruvius, Tzetzes -- Greek mathematics / Ivor Thomas -- Declaration of the profit of arithmeticke / Robert Recorde -- Johann Kepler / Sir Olver Lodge -- Geometry / Rene Descartes -- Isaac Newton / E.N. Da C. Andrade -- Newton, the man / John Maynard Keynes -- The analyst / Bishop Berkeley -- Gauss, the prince of mathematicians / Eric Temple Bell -- Invariant twins, Cayley and Sylvester / Eric Temple Bell -- Srinivasa Ramanujan / James R. Newman -- My mental development / Bertrand Russell -- Mathematics as an element in the history of thought / Alfred North Whitehead -- The sand reckoner / Archimedes -- Counting / Levi Leonard Conant -- From numbers to numerals and from numerals to computation / David Eugene Smith and Jekuthiel Ginsburg -- Calculating prodigies / W.W. Rouse Ball -- The ability of birds to "count" / O. Koehler -- Queen of mathematics / Eric Temple Bell -- On the binomial theorem for fractional and negative exponents / Isaac Newton -- Irrational numbers / Richard Dedekind -- Definition of number / Bertrand Russell -- Exactness of mathematical laws / William Kingdon Clifford -- Postulates of the science of space / William Kingdon Clifford -- On the space theory of matter / William Kingdon Clifford -- The seven bridges of Konigsberg / Leonhard Euler -- Topology / Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins -- Durer as a mathematician / Erwin Panofsky -- Projective geometry / Morris Kline -- On the origin and significance of geometrical axioms / Hermann von Helmholtz -- Symmetry / Hermann Weyl -- v. 2. Mathematics of motion / Galileo Galilei -- Kinetic theory of gases / Daniel Bernoulli -- Longitude / Lloyd A. Brown -- John Couch Adams and the discovery of Neptune / Sir Harold Spencer Jones -- Atomic numbers / H.G.J. Moseley -- Rontgen Rays / Sir William Bragg -- Crystals and the future of physics / Philippe Le Corbeiller -- What is calculus pf variations and what are its applications? / Karl Menger -- The soap-bubble / C. Vernon Boys -- Plateau's problem / Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins -- Periodic law of the chemical elements / Dmitri Mendeleeff -- Mendeleeff / Bernard Jaffe -- Mathematics of heredity / Gregor Mendel -- On being the right size / J.B.S. Haldane -- Heredity and the quantum theory / Erwin Schrodinger -- On magnitude / D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson -- The uncertainty principle / Werner Heisenberg -- Causality and wave mechanics / Erwin Schrodinger -- Constants of nature / Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington -- New law of gravitation and the old law / Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington -- Theory of relativity / Clement V. Durell -- Gustav Theodor Fechner / Edwin G. Boring -- Classification of men according to their natural gifts / Sir Francis Galton -- Mathematics of population and food / Thomas Robert Malthus -- Mathematics of value and demand / Augustin Cournot -- Theory of political economy / William Stanley Jevons -- Mathematics of war and foreign politics / Lewis Fry Richardson -- Statistics of deadly quarrels / Lewis Fry Richardson -- Theory of economic behavior / Leonid Hurwicz -- Theory of games / S. Vajda -- Sociology learns the language of mathematics / Abraham Kaplan -- Concerning probability / Pierre Simon de Laplace -- The red and black / Charles Sanders Peirce -- Application of probability to conduct / John Maynard Keynes -- Chance / Henri Poincare -- Meaning of probability / Ernest Nagel
  • v. 3. Foundations of vital statistics / John Graunt -- First life insurance tables / Edmund Halley -- The law of large numbers / Jacob Bernoulli -- Sampling and standard error / L.C. Tippett -- On the average and scatter / M.J. Moroney -- Mathematics of a lady tasting tea / Sir Ronald A. Fisher -- The vice of gambling and the virtue of insurance / George Bernard Shaw -- The group concept / Cassius J. Keyser -- Theory of groups / Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington -- Mathematics and metaphysicians / Bertrand Russell -- Infinity / Hans Hahn -- On the naure of mathematical truth / Carl G. Hempel -- Geometry and empirical science / Carl G. Hempel -- Axiomatic method / Raymond L. Wilder -- Goedel's proof / Ernest Nagel and James R. Newman -- Mathematical science / Oswald Veblen and John Wesley Young -- Mathematics and the world / Douglas Gasking -- Mathematical postulates and human understanding / Richard von Mises -- The study that knows nothing of observation / James Joseph Sylvester -- Essence of mathematics / Charles Sanders Peirce -- Economy of Science / Ernst Mach -- Measurement / Norman Campbell -- Numerical laws / Norman Campbell -- The mathematical way of thinking / Hermann Weyl -- Mathematical analysis of logic / George Boole -- History of symbolic logic / Clarence Irving Lewis and Cooper Harold Langford -- Symbolic notation, Haddock's eyes and the dog-walking ordinance / Ernest Nagel -- Symbolic logic / Alfred Tarski -- Paradist lost and paradise regained / Edward Kasner and James R. Newman -- Crisis in intuition / Hans Hahn -- How to solve it / G. Polya -- New names for old / Edward Kasner and James R. Newman -- Mathematics as an art / John William Navin Sullivan -- v. 4. A mathematician's apology / G.H. Hardy -- Mathematical creation / Henri Poincare -- The mathematician / John von Neumann -- General and logical theory of automata / John von Neumann -- Can a machine think? / A.M. Turing -- A chess-playing machine / Claude Shannon -- Mathematics in warfare / Frederick William Lanchester -- How to hunt a submarine / Phillip M. Morse and George E. Kimball -- Mathematics of aesthetics / George David Birkhoff -- A mathematical approach to ethics / George David Birkhoff -- Cycloid pudding / Jonathan Swift -- Young Archimedes / Aldous Huxley -- Geometry in the South Pacific / Sylvia Townsend Warner -- Inflexible logic / Russell Maloney -- The law / Robert M. Coates -- Mathematics of music / Sir James Jeans -- Meaning of numbers / Oswald Spengler -- Locus of mathematical reality: an anthropological footnote / Leslie A. White -- Assorted paradoxes / Augustus de Morgan -- Flatland / Edwin A. Abbott -- What the tortoise says to Achilles and other riddles / Lewis Carroll -- The lever of Mahomet / Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins -- Pastimes of past and present times / Edward Kasner and James R. Neumann -- Arithmetical restorations / W.W. Rouse Ball -- The seven seven's / W.E.H. Berwick -- Easy mathematics and lawn tennis / T.J. I'A. Bromwich -- Mathematics for golfers / Stephen Leacock -- Common sense and the universe / Stephen Leacock
Control code
ocm00523675
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
4 volumes (xviii, 2535 pages)
Lccn
55010060
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 10359
  • (OCoLC)00523675
Label
The world of mathematics; : a small library of the literature of mathematics from Aʻh-mosé the scribe to Albert Einstein,, presented with commentaries and notes by James R. Newman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • v. 1. Great mathematicians / Herbert Westren Turnbull -- The rhind papyrus / James R. Newman -- Archimedes / Plutarch, Vitruvius, Tzetzes -- Greek mathematics / Ivor Thomas -- Declaration of the profit of arithmeticke / Robert Recorde -- Johann Kepler / Sir Olver Lodge -- Geometry / Rene Descartes -- Isaac Newton / E.N. Da C. Andrade -- Newton, the man / John Maynard Keynes -- The analyst / Bishop Berkeley -- Gauss, the prince of mathematicians / Eric Temple Bell -- Invariant twins, Cayley and Sylvester / Eric Temple Bell -- Srinivasa Ramanujan / James R. Newman -- My mental development / Bertrand Russell -- Mathematics as an element in the history of thought / Alfred North Whitehead -- The sand reckoner / Archimedes -- Counting / Levi Leonard Conant -- From numbers to numerals and from numerals to computation / David Eugene Smith and Jekuthiel Ginsburg -- Calculating prodigies / W.W. Rouse Ball -- The ability of birds to "count" / O. Koehler -- Queen of mathematics / Eric Temple Bell -- On the binomial theorem for fractional and negative exponents / Isaac Newton -- Irrational numbers / Richard Dedekind -- Definition of number / Bertrand Russell -- Exactness of mathematical laws / William Kingdon Clifford -- Postulates of the science of space / William Kingdon Clifford -- On the space theory of matter / William Kingdon Clifford -- The seven bridges of Konigsberg / Leonhard Euler -- Topology / Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins -- Durer as a mathematician / Erwin Panofsky -- Projective geometry / Morris Kline -- On the origin and significance of geometrical axioms / Hermann von Helmholtz -- Symmetry / Hermann Weyl -- v. 2. Mathematics of motion / Galileo Galilei -- Kinetic theory of gases / Daniel Bernoulli -- Longitude / Lloyd A. Brown -- John Couch Adams and the discovery of Neptune / Sir Harold Spencer Jones -- Atomic numbers / H.G.J. Moseley -- Rontgen Rays / Sir William Bragg -- Crystals and the future of physics / Philippe Le Corbeiller -- What is calculus pf variations and what are its applications? / Karl Menger -- The soap-bubble / C. Vernon Boys -- Plateau's problem / Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins -- Periodic law of the chemical elements / Dmitri Mendeleeff -- Mendeleeff / Bernard Jaffe -- Mathematics of heredity / Gregor Mendel -- On being the right size / J.B.S. Haldane -- Heredity and the quantum theory / Erwin Schrodinger -- On magnitude / D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson -- The uncertainty principle / Werner Heisenberg -- Causality and wave mechanics / Erwin Schrodinger -- Constants of nature / Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington -- New law of gravitation and the old law / Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington -- Theory of relativity / Clement V. Durell -- Gustav Theodor Fechner / Edwin G. Boring -- Classification of men according to their natural gifts / Sir Francis Galton -- Mathematics of population and food / Thomas Robert Malthus -- Mathematics of value and demand / Augustin Cournot -- Theory of political economy / William Stanley Jevons -- Mathematics of war and foreign politics / Lewis Fry Richardson -- Statistics of deadly quarrels / Lewis Fry Richardson -- Theory of economic behavior / Leonid Hurwicz -- Theory of games / S. Vajda -- Sociology learns the language of mathematics / Abraham Kaplan -- Concerning probability / Pierre Simon de Laplace -- The red and black / Charles Sanders Peirce -- Application of probability to conduct / John Maynard Keynes -- Chance / Henri Poincare -- Meaning of probability / Ernest Nagel
  • v. 3. Foundations of vital statistics / John Graunt -- First life insurance tables / Edmund Halley -- The law of large numbers / Jacob Bernoulli -- Sampling and standard error / L.C. Tippett -- On the average and scatter / M.J. Moroney -- Mathematics of a lady tasting tea / Sir Ronald A. Fisher -- The vice of gambling and the virtue of insurance / George Bernard Shaw -- The group concept / Cassius J. Keyser -- Theory of groups / Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington -- Mathematics and metaphysicians / Bertrand Russell -- Infinity / Hans Hahn -- On the naure of mathematical truth / Carl G. Hempel -- Geometry and empirical science / Carl G. Hempel -- Axiomatic method / Raymond L. Wilder -- Goedel's proof / Ernest Nagel and James R. Newman -- Mathematical science / Oswald Veblen and John Wesley Young -- Mathematics and the world / Douglas Gasking -- Mathematical postulates and human understanding / Richard von Mises -- The study that knows nothing of observation / James Joseph Sylvester -- Essence of mathematics / Charles Sanders Peirce -- Economy of Science / Ernst Mach -- Measurement / Norman Campbell -- Numerical laws / Norman Campbell -- The mathematical way of thinking / Hermann Weyl -- Mathematical analysis of logic / George Boole -- History of symbolic logic / Clarence Irving Lewis and Cooper Harold Langford -- Symbolic notation, Haddock's eyes and the dog-walking ordinance / Ernest Nagel -- Symbolic logic / Alfred Tarski -- Paradist lost and paradise regained / Edward Kasner and James R. Newman -- Crisis in intuition / Hans Hahn -- How to solve it / G. Polya -- New names for old / Edward Kasner and James R. Newman -- Mathematics as an art / John William Navin Sullivan -- v. 4. A mathematician's apology / G.H. Hardy -- Mathematical creation / Henri Poincare -- The mathematician / John von Neumann -- General and logical theory of automata / John von Neumann -- Can a machine think? / A.M. Turing -- A chess-playing machine / Claude Shannon -- Mathematics in warfare / Frederick William Lanchester -- How to hunt a submarine / Phillip M. Morse and George E. Kimball -- Mathematics of aesthetics / George David Birkhoff -- A mathematical approach to ethics / George David Birkhoff -- Cycloid pudding / Jonathan Swift -- Young Archimedes / Aldous Huxley -- Geometry in the South Pacific / Sylvia Townsend Warner -- Inflexible logic / Russell Maloney -- The law / Robert M. Coates -- Mathematics of music / Sir James Jeans -- Meaning of numbers / Oswald Spengler -- Locus of mathematical reality: an anthropological footnote / Leslie A. White -- Assorted paradoxes / Augustus de Morgan -- Flatland / Edwin A. Abbott -- What the tortoise says to Achilles and other riddles / Lewis Carroll -- The lever of Mahomet / Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins -- Pastimes of past and present times / Edward Kasner and James R. Neumann -- Arithmetical restorations / W.W. Rouse Ball -- The seven seven's / W.E.H. Berwick -- Easy mathematics and lawn tennis / T.J. I'A. Bromwich -- Mathematics for golfers / Stephen Leacock -- Common sense and the universe / Stephen Leacock
Control code
ocm00523675
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
4 volumes (xviii, 2535 pages)
Lccn
55010060
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 10359
  • (OCoLC)00523675

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