4 edition of **Classics in the history of Greek mathematics** found in the catalog.

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Published
**2004** by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .

Written in English

- Mathematics, Greek -- History -- To 1500,
- Mathematics, Ancient -- Greece -- History -- To 1500

**Edition Notes**

Statement | edited by Jean Christianidis. |

Series | Boston studies in the philosophy of science -- v. 240. |

Contributions | Christianidis, Jean. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA22 .C596 2004 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | x, 461 p. : |

Number of Pages | 461 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL15629003M |

ISBN 10 | 1402000812, 1402026404 |

ISBN 10 | 9781402000812, 9781402026409 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 56617059 |

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Indeed, it is by no means exaggerated to say that Greek mathematics represents the unique field from the wider domain of the general history of science which was included in the research agenda of so many and so distinguished scholars, from so varied scientific communities (historians. In Classics in the History of Greek Mathematics, Christianidis has provided a very useful collection of papers that encompass many of these changes.

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