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Mathematics in Western culture / by Morris Kline.


New York : Oxford University Press, [1953] .
ISBN 9780195007145, 019500714X, 9780195345452

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Subjects Cultuur.
Geschichte.
Kultur.
Mathematics -- History.
Mathematics.
Mathematik.
Mathématiques -- Histoire.
Wiskunde.
Description xii, 484 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1953]
©1953
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-475) and index.
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.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)523286
(OCoLC)ocm00523286
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WorldCat Identities Kline, Morris, 1908-1992.
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