History of Mathematics
States of the Art
- Eberhard Knobloch, Technische Universitat Berlin
- Menso Folkerts, Universitat Munchen
- Joseph Dauben, The City University of New York
- Hans Wussing, Sachsische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig
The contributors and their methods are diverse. Their papers deal with subjects such as anamorphic art, the geometry of Durer, musical works of Mozart and Beethoven, the history of negative numbers, the development of mathematical notation, and efforts to bring mathematics to bear on problems in commerce and engineering. All papers have English summaries.This book provides historians of mathematics or mathematicians with an interest in history with an overview of the methods, concerns, and results of research in the history of mathematics as it stands today.
Historians of mathematics, mathematicians with an interest in history.