Bernhard Riemann 1826-1866: Turning Points in the Conception of Mathematics (Modern Birkhauser Classics 1st ed. 1999. 2nd printing 2008)

Bernhard Riemann 1826-1866: Turning Points in the Conception of Mathematics (Modern Birkhauser Classics 1st ed. 1999. 2nd printing 2008)

By: Detleff Laugwitz (author), Abe Shenitzer (translator)Paperback

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The name of Bernard Riemann is well known to mathematicians and physicists around the world. His name is indelibly stamped on the literature of mathematics and physics. This remarkable work, rich in insight and scholarship, is addressed to mathematicians, physicists, and philosophers interested in mathematics. It seeks to draw those readers closer to the underlying ideas of Riemann's work and to the development of them in their historical context. This illuminating English-language version of the original German edition will be an important contribution to the literature of the history of mathematics.

Contents

Preface.- Note to the Reader.- List of Illustrations.- Translator's Remarks.- Introduction.- Complex Analysis.- Real Analysis.- Geometry; Physics; Philosophy.- Turning Points in the Conception of Mathematics.- Bibliography.- Name Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780817647766
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 357
  • ID: 9780817647766
  • weight: 581
  • ISBN10: 0817647767
  • edition: 1st ed. 1999. 2nd printing 2008

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