ERIC Number: EJ384513
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
The Centrality of Mathematics in the History of Western Thought.
Grabiner, Judith V.
Mathematics Magazine, v61 n4 p220-30 Oct 1988
Described are some major developments in the history of ideas in which mathematics has played a central role. The discussion is organized around four key features of mathematics: certainty, applicability, more than one geometry, and opposition. (MNS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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