Dover Publications | November 6, 2003 | English | ISBN: 0486432688 | 2576 pages | DJVU | 64 MB

Save 17% when you order the complete set! A monumental 4-volume reference, 15 years in the making, The World of Mathematics was specially designed to make mathematics more accessible to the inexperienced. It comprises non-technical essays on every aspect of the vast subject, including articles by scores of eminent mathematicians and other thinkers.

English | 2014 | ISBN: 1616140917 | 426 pages | EPUB | 2,2 MB

In this accessible and illuminating study of how the science of mathematics developed, a veteran math researcher and educator looks at the ways in which our evolutionary makeup is both a help and a hindrance to the study of math.

English | 15 Mar. 2017 | ISBN: 3319445960 | 553 Pages | PDF | 24.18 MB

This monograph presents in great detail a large number of both unpublished and previously published Babylonian mathematical texts in the cuneiform script. It is a continuation of the work A Remarkable Collection of Babylonian Mathematical Texts (Springer 2007) written by Jöran Friberg, the leading expert on Babylonian mathematics.

English | 2001 | ISBN: 3034895054 | 341 Pages | PDF | 12 MB

Philanthropic societies funded by the Rockefeller family were prominent in the social history of the twentieth century, for their involvement in medicine and applied science.

English | 2014 | ISBN: 4431549064 | 369 pages | PDF | 12 MB

This book is a collection of papers presented at the Forum “The Impact of Applications on Mathematics” in October 2013. It describes an appropriate framework in which to highlight how real-world problems, over the centuries and today, have influenced and are influencing the development of mathematics and thereby, how mathematics is reshaped, in order to advance mathematics and its application.

English | July 20, 2009 | ISBN: 1108002072 | 285 Pages | PDF | 9 MB

For centuries, Cambridge University has attracted some of the world's greatest mathematicians. This 1889 book gives a compelling account of how mathematics developed at Cambridge from the middle ages to the late nineteenth century, from the viewpoint of a leading scholar based at Trinity College who was closely involved in teaching the subject.

English | ISBN: 1587658445 | 2011 | PDF | 1191 pages | 17,7 MB

A fascinating exploration of how mathematics affects our daily lives in sociological, economic, and historical perspectives.

Mathematics is at the root of modern civilization, from measuring temperature on a frigid day to driving a car to using a digital camera enthusiasts might say applied mathematics rules the world.

English | ISBN: 1416588256 | 2011 | epub | 336 pages | 5,1 MB

Too often math gets a bad rap, characterized as dry and difficult. But, Alex Bellos says, "math can be inspiring and brilliantly creative. Mathematical thought is one of the great achievements of the human race, and arguably the foundation of all human progress. The world of mathematics is a remarkable place.