Defending Hypatia Ramus, Savile, and the Renaissance Rediscovery of Mathematical History /
Why should mathematics, the purest of sciences, have a history? Medieval mathematicians took little interest in the history of their discipline. Yet in the Renaissance the history of mathematics flourished. This book explores how Renaissance scholars recovered and reconstructed the origins of mathem...
Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer,
|Series:||Archimedes, New Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology,