By Leo Corry
In this e-book, Leo Corry tells the tale at the back of the assumption of quantity from the early days of the Pythagoreans, up till the flip of the 20 th century. He provides an summary of ways numbers have been dealt with and conceived in classical Greek arithmetic, within the arithmetic of Islam, in ecu arithmetic of the center a while and the Renaissance, through the medical revolution, all through to the maths of the 18th to the early twentieth century.
Focusing on either foundational debates and functional use numbers, and exhibiting how the tale of numbers is in detail associated with that of the belief of equation, this ebook offers a beneficial perception to numbers for undergraduate scholars, lecturers, engineers, specialist mathematicians, and someone with an curiosity within the heritage of mathematics.
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