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The Shape of the Great Pyramid

Roger Herz-Fischler - Architecture - 2000 - 293 pages
Starting in the late eighteenth century, eleven main theories were proposed to explain the shape of the Great Pyramid. Even though some of these theories are well known, there ...
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Arithmetic and Ontology: A Non-realist Philosophy of Arithmetic

Philip Hugly, Charles Sayward, Pieranna Garavaso - Mathematics - 2006 - 393 pages
"This volume documents a lively exchange between five philosophers of mathematics. It also introduces a new voice in one central debate in the philosophy of mathematics. Non ...
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Quantum Groups: A Path to Current Algebra

Ross Street - Mathematics - 2007
Algebra has moved well beyond the topics discussed in standard undergraduate texts on 'modern algebra'. Those books typically dealt with algebraic structures such as groups ...
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Dependence Logic: A New Approach to Independence Friendly Logic

Jouko Väänänen - Mathematics - 2007 - 225 pages
Dependence is a common phenomenon, wherever one looks: ecological systems, astronomy, human history, stock markets - but what is the logic of dependence? This book is the first ...
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Mathematics and the Divine: A Historical Study

Teun Koetsier, Luc Bergmans - Mathematics - 2004 - 716 pages
Mathematics and the Divine seem to correspond to diametrically opposed tendencies of the human mind. Does the mathematician not seek what is precisely defined, and do the ...
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Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 1640-1940

Ivor Grattan-Guinness - Mathematics - 2005 - 1040 pages
This book contains around 80 articles on major writings in mathematics published between 1640 and 1940. All aspects of mathematics are covered: pure and applied, probability ...
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British Logic in the Nineteenth Century

Dov M. Gabbay, John Woods - Mathematics - 2008 - 750 pages
The present volume of the Handbook of the History of Logic is designed to establish 19th century Britain as a substantial force in logic, developing new ideas, some of which ...
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Leonhard Euler: Life, Work and Legacy

Robert E. Bradley, Ed Sandifer - Mathematics - 2007 - 542 pages
The year 2007 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of one of the Enlightenment’s most important mathematicians and scientists, Leonhard Euler. This volume is a collection ...
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Ernst Zermelo: An Approach to His Life and Work

Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus - Mathematics - 2007 - 356 pages
This biography attempts to shed light on all facets of Zermelo's life and achievements. Personal and scientific aspects are kept separate as far as coherence allows, in order ...
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The Grothendieck Festschrift, Volume II: A Collection of Articles Written in ...

Pierre Cartier, Luc Illusie, Nicholas M. Katz, Gérard Laumon, Yuri I. Manin, Kenneth A. Ribet - Mathematics - 2007 - 564 pages
This three-volume work contains articles collected on the occasion of Alexander Grothendieck’s sixtieth birthday and originally published in 1990. The articles were offered as ...
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