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MATH3015
MATH3015 History of Mathematics

History of Mathematics, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr N Gambino; Dr Matt Aldridge; Dr P Walker
n.gambino@leeds.ac.uk; m.aldridge@leeds.ac.uk;
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

The history of the calculus and its conceptual development : (the concepts of the calculus), C. B. Boyer, Dover, 1959

The historical development of the calculus, C. H. Edwards, Springer, 1979

A history of mathematics, Victor J. Katz, Addison-Wesley, c1998. 

Mathematical thought from ancient to modern times, Morris Kline, Oxford University Press, c1990.

Pythagoras : his lives and the legacy of a rational universe, Kitty Ferguson, Icon, 2011.

On the Pythagorean life, Iamblichus ; translated with notes and introduction by Gillian Clark, Liverpool University Press, 1989.

The Archimedes codex : revealing the secrets of the world's greatest palimpsest, Reviel Netz and William Noel, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007.

Archimedes., by E.J. Dijksterhuis,  (Copenhagen, E. Munksgaard), 1956.

How to read historical mathematics, Benjamin Wardhaugh, Princeton University Press, 2010.

 

This list was last updated on 04/02/2019