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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Synopsis

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...