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Mathematics in Western Culture

by Morris Kline

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages512
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Open LibraryOL7385799M
ISBN 10019500714X
ISBN 109780195007145

This book gives a remarkably fine account of the influences mathematics has exerted on the development of philosophy, the physical sciences, religion, and the arts in Western life. Mathematics Across Cultures: A History of Non-Western Mathematics consists of essays dealing with the mathematical knowledge and beliefs of cultures outside the United States and Europe. In addition to articles surveying Islamic, Chinese, Native American, Aboriginal Australian, Inca, Egyptian, and African mathematics, among others, the book includes essays on Rationality, Logic and Mathematics.

The Power of Mathematics in the Western World; MATHEMATICS IN WESTERN CULTURE. By Morris Kline. Illustrated. pp. New York: Oxford University Press. $ Morris Kline's book is the first. Reveals the important contributions of mathematics to the physical and social sciences, philosophy, religion, literature, and art.

The book includes many footnotes and an extensive list of references. Both a strength and a weakness of the book is the combination of brevity and broad scope attempted by the author. It is certainly a useful reference for creating one’s mental map of the combined study of culture and mathematics. East Asian mathematics - East Asian mathematics - Mathematics in Japan: Very little is known about Japanese mathematics before the 17th century. Beginning in the 7th century, at first only indirectly by way of Korea, there was a flow of Chinese science to Japan. For example, the “Ten Classics of Mathematics” was introduced, along with counting rods, probably by the 8th century. Yet no.


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In mathematics education, ethnomathematics is the study of the relationship between mathematics and culture. Often associated with "cultures without written expression", it may also be defined as "the mathematics which is practised among identifiable cultural groups".

It refers to a broad cluster of ideas ranging from distinct numerical and mathematical systems to multicultural mathematics. Jan 01,  · Mathematics in Western Culture / Edition 1 available in Paperback, NOOK Book.

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Nov 30,  · Mathematics Across Cultures: A History of Non-Western Mathematics consists of essays dealing with the mathematical knowledge and beliefs of cultures outside the United States and Europe. In addition to articles surveying Islamic, Chinese, Native American, Aboriginal Australian, Inca, Egyptian, and African mathematics, among others, the book includes essays on Rationality, Logic and.

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"Mathematics and Art describes mankind's search for patterns and the expression of these numbers and forms by artists. This book will enrich the reader's understanding of mathematics and the arts throughout history, and their deep interconnections in today's global culture of high technology and contemporary art."—Tatsuo Miyajima, artist.Mathematics in Western culture by Morris Kline starting at $ Mathematics in Western culture has 4 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace5/5(1).Mathematics in Western culture by Morris Kline,Oxford University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: