Century of Geometry, 1830-1930: Epistemology, History, and Mathematics

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Authors: L. Boi, D. Flament, Jean-Michel Salanskis
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Genre: Mathematics
Pages: 311
Language: english
Year: 1992
ISBN 10: 3540554084
ISBN 13: 9783540554080
Series: Lecture Notes in Physics
Edition: Unknown
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In the first half of the 19th century geometry changed radically, and withina century it helped to revolutionizeboth mathematics and physics. It also put the epistemologyand the philosophy of science on a new footing. In thisvolume a sound overview of...