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The Transformation of Mathematics in the Early Mediterranean World

From Problems to Equations (Cambridge Classical Studies)

by Reviel Netz

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • History of mathematics,
  • General,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Mathematics : General,
  • Philosophy / Ancient,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9523284M
    ISBN 100521041740
    ISBN 109780521041744
    OCLC/WorldCa182563344

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The transformation of mathematics from its ancient Greek practice to its development in the medieval Arab-speaking world is approached by focusing on a single problem proposed by Archimedes and the many solutions by: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Transformation of Mathematics in the Early Mediterranean World: From Problems to Equations (Cambridge Classical Studies) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5.

Get this from a library. The transformation of mathematics in the early Mediterranean world: From problems to equations. [Reviel Netz] -- "The transformation of mathematics from ancient Greece to the medieval Arab-speaking world is here approached by focusing on a single problem proposed by Archimedes and the many solutions offered.

It is a mathematical book, to be sure. But this book, like N’s earlier The Shaping of Deduction in Greek Mathematics (reviewed here, ), has much to tell us about how the Greeks saw the world. Although Greek mathematics is an ancestor of modern mathematics, it is. The Transformation of Mathematics in the Early Mediterranean World: From Problems to Equations.

The transformation of mathematics from ancient Greece to the medieval Arab-speaking world is here approached by focusing on a single problem proposed by Archimedes and the many solutions offered. The Transformation of Mathematics in the Early Mediterranean World: from Problems to Equations, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN Ludic Proof: Greek Mathematics and the Alexandrian Aesthetic, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,ISBN Alma mater: Tel Aviv University.

Prof. Netz's main field is the history of pre-modern mathematics. His research involves the wider issues of the history of cognitive practices, e.g.

visual culture, the history of the book, and literacy, and numeracy. His books from Cambridge University Press include The Shaping of Deduction in Greek Mathematics: a Study in Cognitive History (, Runciman Award), The.

Other articles where Transformation is discussed: trigonometry: Transformation of coordinates: A transformation of coordinates in a plane is a change from one coordinate system to another. Thus, a point in the plane will have two sets of coordinates giving its position with respect to the two coordinate systems used, and a transformation will express the relationship.

The Free Port of Livorno and the Transformation of the Mediterranean World Corey Tazzara. The first study of the free port of Livorno, the earliest and most influential free port in Europe; Examines how modern free trade was born from the early modern tradition of free ports.

The Transformation of Mathematics in the Early Mediterranean: from Problems to Equations Netz, R. Enalios. Review of The Artist and Mathematician Common Knowledge Netz, R., Aczel, A.

Imagination and Layered Ontology in Greek Mathematics CONFIGURATIONS Netz, R. His other publications include The Shaping of Deduction in Greek Mathematics, which received the Runciman Award of the Anglo-Hellenic League; Lucid Proof: Greek Mathematics and the Alexandrian Aesthetic; The Transformation of Mathematics in the Early Mediterranean World; Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity; and (with Maya Arad) Positions of.

In the twilight of the Renaissance, the grand duke of Tuscany—a scion of the fabled Medici family of bankers—invited foreign merchants, artisans, and ship captains to settle in his port city of Livorno.

The town quickly became one of the most bustling port cities in the Mediterranean, presenting a rich tableau of officials, merchants, mariners, and slaves. France - France - Cultural transformation: The industrial and commercial developments, already significant by themselves, were the cause, and perhaps also the effect, of a wider and still more momentous change preceding the Revolution—the Enlightenment.

Today the Enlightenment can be understood as the conscious formulation of a profound cultural transformation.

The Mediterranean Journal of Mathematics aims to publish original and high-quality peer-reviewed papers containing significant results across all fields of mathematics.

The submitted papers should be of medium length (not to exceed 20 printed pages), well-written and appealing to. The geometrical algebra hypothesis was once the received interpretation of Greek mathematics. In recent decades, however, it has become anathema to many.

I give a critical review of all arguments against it and offer a consistent rebuttal case against the modern consensus. Consequently, I find that the geometrical algebra interpretation should be reinstated as a viable historical by: 6.

View Notes - TRANSFORMATION OF THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD from HIS at Northern Arizona University. Transformation of the Mediterranean. From the fourth millennium BCE to the early second millennium CE the world became a world of cities.

This volume explores this critical transformation, from the appearance of the earliest cities in Mesopotamia and Egypt to the rise of cities in Asia and the Mediterranean world, Africa, and. The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art is a Chinese mathematics book, its oldest archeological date being AD (traditionally dated BC), but perhaps as early as – BC.

Although the author(s) are unknown, they made a major contribution in the eastern world. Babylonian mathematics refers to any mathematics of the peoples of Mesopotamia (modern Iraq) from the days of the early Sumerians through the Hellenistic period almost to the dawn of Christianity.

The majority of Babylonian mathematical work comes from two widely separated periods: The first few hundred years of the second millennium BC (Old Babylonian period), and the last few centuries of. Reviel Netz is the author of The Archimedes Codex ( avg rating, ratings, 94 reviews, published ), Barbed Wire ( avg rating, 63 ratings, 1 4/5.

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James R. Newman The World of Mathematics Volume 1 George Allen & Unwin Acrobat 7 Pdf Mb. Scanned by artmisa using Canon DRC + flatbed. This transformation was driven by a philosophical perspective. But its occasion was a stage set by the development of non-Euclidean geometry and the later application of non-Euclidean geometry to Einstein’s relativity.

These mathematical and scientific developments in no way impact my thesis that mathematics is about the world.