Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 1640-1940Edited By
- Ivor Grattan-Guinness
Mathematicians, Statisticians, Historians of science, Logicians and Philosophers.
Hardbound, 1040 Pages
Published: February 2005
"This remarkable book is itself a landmark publication in history of mathematics...The book is a must item for every mathematical library." -ZENTRALBLATT MATH "This ecumenical feature will ensure that even professional historians of mathematics will find something new in this most welcome addition to the literature on the history of modern mathematics and its applications." -MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS "This beautifully produced book comes with several very fine pictures and figures, as well as useful indices. The anthology presents the full nuances of the historical process, chances (theories) both realized and acknowledged or rejected, which results in a level of discussion to which all scholarly work on the history of mathematics should aspire." --Richard Siegmund-Schultze (Agder University College)