By Leo Corry
In this publication, Leo Corry tells the tale in the back of the assumption of quantity from the early days of the Pythagoreans, up until eventually 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 eu arithmetic of the center a long time and the Renaissance, in the course of the clinical revolution, all through to the maths of the 18th to the early twentieth century.
Focusing on either foundational debates and useful use numbers, and displaying how the tale of numbers is in detail associated with that of the belief of equation, this e-book presents a worthwhile perception to numbers for undergraduate scholars, lecturers, engineers, expert mathematicians, and somebody with an curiosity within the heritage of mathematics.
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A Brief History of Numbers by Leo Corry