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Karagözoğlu, B. (2017)

This book provides science and technology ethos to a literate person. It starts with a rather detailed treatment of basic concepts in human values, educational status and domains …

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Kuehn, K. (2016)

This book provides a chronological introduction to modern atomic theory, which represented an attempt to reconcile the ancient doctrine of atomism with careful …

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Kuehn, K. (2016)

This book provides a chronological introduction to the electromagnetic theory of light, using selected extracts from classic texts such as Gilbert’s De Magnete, Franklin’s …

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Kuehn, K. (2015)

This book provides a chronological introduction to the sciences of astronomy and cosmology based on the reading and analysis of significant selections from classic texts, such as …

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Kuehn, K. (2015)

This book provides a chronological introduction to the science of motion and rest based on the reading and analysis of significant portions of Galileo’s Dialogues Concerning Two …

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Grant, H., Kleiner, I. (2015)

This book explores some of the major turning points in the history of mathematics, ranging from ancient Greece to the present, demonstrating the drama that has often been a part …

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Varvoglis, H. (2014)

Our understanding of nature, and in particular of physics and the laws governing it, has changed radically since the days of the ancient Greek natural philosophers. This book …

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Barbut, M., Locker, B., Mazliak, L. (2014)

The fascinating correspondence between Paul Lévy and Maurice Fréchet spans an extremely active period in French mathematics during the twentieth century. The letters of these two …

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Modinos, A. (2014)

From Aristotle to Schrödinger: The Curiosity of Physics offers a novel introduction to the topics commonly encountered in the first two years of an undergraduate physics course, …

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Kleiner, I. (2012)

This book comprises five parts. The first three contain ten historical essays on important topics: number theory, calculus/analysis, and proof, respectively. Part four deals with …

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Bacaër, N. (2011)

As Eugene Wigner stressed, mathematics has proven unreasonably effective in the physical sciences and their technological applications. The role of mathematics in the …

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Stillwell, J. (2010)

From the reviews of the second edition: "This book covers many interesting topics not usually covered in a present day undergraduate course, as well as certain basic topics such …

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Gray, J. (2010)

Based on the latest historical research, Worlds Out of Nothing is the first book to provide a course on the history of geometry in the 19th century. Topics covered in the first …

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Smorynski, C. (2008)

1 An Initial Assignment I haven’t taught the history of mathematics that often, but I do rather like the course. The chief drawbacks to teaching it are that i. it is a lot more …

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Knoebel, A., Laubenbacher, R., Lodder, J., Pengelley, D. (2007)

In introducing his essays on the study and understanding of nature and e- lution, biologist Stephen J. Gould writes: [W]e acquire a surprising source of rich and apparently …

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Stillwell, J. (2002)

From the reviews of the first edition: "There are many books on the history of mathematics in which mathematics is subordinated to history. This is a book in which history is …

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Anglin, W., Lambek, J. (1995)

This is intended as a textbook on the history, philosophy and foundations of mathematics, primarily for students specializing in mathematics, but we also wish to welcome …

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Stillwell, J. (1989)

One of the disappointments experienced by most mathematics students is that they never get a course in mathematics. They get courses in calculus, algebra, topology, and so on, but …

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Lang, S., Murrow, G. (1988)

From the reviews: "A prominent research mathematician and a high school teacher have combined their efforts in order to produce a high school geometry course. The result is a …

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Lang, S., Murrow, G. (1983)

A geometry course based on this book was taught success fully by Gene Murrow for several years. We are much indebted to Springer-Verlag for publishing Geometry, so that others …

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