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Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science

Hermann Günther Graßmann (1809-1877): Visionary Mathematician, Scientist and Neohumanist Scholar

Editors: Schubring, Gert (Ed.)

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In this volume specialists in mathematics, physics, and linguistics present the first comprehensive analysis of the ideas and influence of Hermann G. Graßmann (1809-1877), the remarkable universalist whose work recast the foundations of these disciplines and shaped the course of their modern development.

Table of contents (27 chapters)

  • A Survey of Grassmann’s Lineale Ausdehnungslehre

    Beutelspacher, Albrecht

    Pages 3-6

  • On Hermann Grassmann’s Life and His Work as a Mathematics Teacher

    Schwartze, Heinz

    Pages 7-18

  • Remarks on the Fate of Grassmann’s Nachlaß

    Schubring, Gert

    Pages 19-26

  • The Influence of Grassmann’s Theory of Tides on the Ausdehnungslehre

    Lewis, Albert C.

    Pages 29-36

  • The Influence of Justus Grassmann’s Crystallographic Works on Hermann Grassmann

    Scholz, Erhard

    Pages 37-45

Buy this book

eBook $229.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-015-8753-2
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $299.00
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  • ISBN 978-0-7923-4261-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $299.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-90-481-4758-8
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Hermann Günther Graßmann (1809-1877): Visionary Mathematician, Scientist and Neohumanist Scholar
Editors
  • Gert Schubring
Series Title
Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
Series Volume
187
Copyright
1996
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-015-8753-2
DOI
10.1007/978-94-015-8753-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-4261-8
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-4758-8
Series ISSN
0068-0346
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 370
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