http://www.feedbooks.com/store/top.atom?category=FBMAT015000&lang=en&order=topScience and Technics / Science / Mathematics / History & Philosophy2014-12-28T20:33:10Zhttp://assets3.feedbooks.net/images/favicon.ico?t=1419263026Feedbookshttp://www.feedbooks.comsupport@feedbooks.zendesk.com8420Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theoremhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/134209urn:ISBN:9781608192915urn:ISBN:9781608193981Ellen Kaplanhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Ellen+Kaplan%22Robert Kaplanhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Robert+Kaplan%222011-08-18T03:08:23Z2014-02-20T17:39:33ZenBloomsbury Press2011-01-10The untold history of the most famous relation in mathematics and what it illustrates about the nature of human reasoning.5.1 MB12.79Deep Thinking: What Mathematics Can Teach Us About the Mindhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/997440urn:ISBN:9789814618052urn:ISBN:9789814618038William Byershttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22William+Byers%222014-12-10T12:50:26Z2014-12-10T12:58:36ZenWSPC2014-09-21There is more than one way to think. Most people are familiar with the systematic, rule-based thinking that one finds in a mathematical proof or a computer program. But such thinking does not produce breakthroughs in mathematics and science nor is...264 pages763 KB14.79Robert Recorde: The Life and Times of a Tudor Mathematicianhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/994637urn:ISBN:9781783161089urn:ISBN:97807083252612014-12-09T21:25:37Z2014-12-09T20:36:46ZenUniversity of Wales Press2012-09-14The inventor of the equals sign (=), Robert Recorde (1510?-1558) was the first English-writing mathematics educator: this book celebrates his work.4.5 MB68.79The Best Writing on Mathematics 2014http://www.feedbooks.com/item/981177urn:ISBN:9781400865307urn:ISBN:97806911641752014-11-18T09:19:22Z2014-12-13T17:30:26ZenPrinceton University Press2014-11-22This annual anthology brings together the year’s finest mathematics writing from around the world. Featuring promising new voices alongside some of the foremost names in the field, The Best Writing on Mathematics 2014 makes available to a wi...376 pages12.2 MB25.79Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film "The Imitation Game"http://www.feedbooks.com/item/944708urn:ISBN:9781400865123urn:ISBN:9780691164724Andrew Hodgeshttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Andrew+Hodges%222014-10-25T19:10:35Z2014-12-19T19:00:26ZenPrinceton University Press2014-11-09It is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) saved the Allies from the Nazis, invented the computer and artificial intelligence, and anticipated gay liberation by decades--all before his suicide at...632 pages4.8 MB17.49A History of Mathematicshttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/94234urn:ISBN:9780470630563urn:ISBN:9780470525487Carl B. Boyerhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Carl+B.+Boyer%22Uta C. Merzbachhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Uta+C.+Merzbach%222011-05-16T15:41:30Z2013-01-18T22:03:05ZenWiley2011-01-24The updated new edition of the classic and comprehensive guide to the history of mathematicsFor more than forty years, A History of Mathematics has been the reference of choice for those looking to learn about the fascinating history of humankind&...640 pages7.2 MB25.99John Napier: Life, Logarithms, and Legacyhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/931076urn:ISBN:9781400852185urn:ISBN:9780691155708Julian Havilhttp://www.feedbooks.com/store/search?query=contributor%3A%22Julian+Havil%222014-10-13T11:10:11Z2014-12-13T17:29:59ZenPrinceton University Press2014-10-04John Napier (1550–1617) is celebrated today as the man who invented logarithms—an enormous intellectual achievement that would soon lead to the development of their mechanical equivalent in the slide rule: the two would serve humanity ...320 pages13.1 MB35.99Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descarteshttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/850507urn:ISBN:9781317622383urn:ISBN:9780415833882Roshdi Rashedhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Roshdi+Rashed%222014-08-24T02:39:01Z2014-09-20T14:42:32ZenRoutledge2014-08-20This book follows the development of classical mathematics and the relation between work done in the Arab and Islamic worlds and that undertaken by the likes of Descartes and Fermat. 'Early modern,' mathematics is a term widely used to refer to th...758 pages16.8 MB153.79Mathematics and the Real World: The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematicshttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/847375urn:ISBN:9781616145460urn:ISBN:9781616140915Zvi Artsteinhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Zvi+Artstein%222014-08-16T12:22:48Z2014-08-16T10:29:10ZenPrometheus Books2014-09-01In this accessible and illuminating study of how the science of mathematics developed, a veteran math researcher and educator looks at the ways in which  our evolutionary makeup is both a help and a hindrance to the study of math.Artstein chr...2.2 MB9.79Reviving Ancient Chinese Mathematics: Mathematics, History and Politics in the Work of Wu Wen-Tsunhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/831747urn:ISBN:9781134468324urn:ISBN:9780415702966Jiri Hudecekhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Jiri+Hudecek%222014-07-28T04:27:28Z2014-07-29T23:23:16ZenRoutledge2014-07-24Twentieth-century China has been caught between a desire to increase its wealth and power in line with other advanced nations, which, by implication, means copying their institutions, practices and values, whilst simultaneously seeking to preserve...222 pages4.2 MB148.99Makers of Mathematicshttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/829229urn:ISBN:9780486174501urn:ISBN:9780486450070Stuart Hollingdalehttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Stuart+Hollingdale%222014-07-24T07:43:31Z2014-07-24T05:48:59ZenDover Publications2014-06-09Fascinating and highly readable, this book recounts the history of mathematics as revealed in the lives and writings of the most distinguished practitioners of the art: Archimedes, Descartes, Fermat, Pascal, Newton, Leibniz, Euler, Gauss, Hamilton...464 pages13.3 MB16.79The KAM Story: A Friendly Introduction to the Content, History, and Significance of Classical Kolmogorov-Arnold-Moser Theoryhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/818612urn:ISBN:9789814556606urn:ISBN:9789814556583H Scott Dumashttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22H+Scott+Dumas%222014-07-09T22:36:57Z2014-08-24T03:09:26ZenWSPC2014-02-27This is a semi-popular mathematics book aimed at a broad readership of mathematically literate scientists, especially mathematicians and physicists who are not experts in classical mechanics or KAM theory, and scientific-minded readers. Parts of t...380 pages3.2 MB38.79Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feethttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/814973urn:ISBN:9781608199419urn:ISBN:9781608194759John Bemelmans Marcianohttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22John+Bemelmans+Marciano%222014-07-09T12:19:16Z2014-09-18T07:30:34ZenBloomsbury USA2014-08-04The intriguing tale of why the United States has never adopted the metric system, and what that says about us.The American standard system of measurement is a unique and odd thing to behold with its esoteric, inconsistent standards: twelve inches ...320 pages2.8 MB15.29Taming the Unknown: A History of Algebra from Antiquity to the Early Twentieth Centuryhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/781341urn:ISBN:9781400850525urn:ISBN:9780691149059Victor J. Katzhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Victor+J.+Katz%22Karen Hunger Parshallhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Karen+Hunger+Parshall%222014-05-13T11:49:42Z2014-12-13T17:04:15ZenPrinceton University Press2014-07-20What is algebra? For some, it is an abstract language of x’s and y’s. For mathematics majors and professional mathematicians, it is a world of axiomatically defined constructs like groups, rings, and fields. Taming the Unknown consider...480 pages13.1 MB50.79The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elementshttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/770716urn:ISBN:9780465038633urn:ISBN:9780465065714David Berlinskihttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22David+Berlinski%222014-04-24T09:33:48Z2014-04-24T09:34:09ZenBasic Books2014-04-07Geometry defines the world around us, helping us make sense of everything from architecture to military science to fashion. And for over two thousand years, geometry has been equated with Euclid’s Elements, arguably the most influential book...176 pages669 KB10.99Making Mathematics More Practical: Implementation in the Schoolshttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/758954urn:ISBN:9789814569101urn:ISBN:97898145690712014-04-05T06:15:44Z2014-08-24T03:09:43ZenWSPC2013-09-03The book Making Mathematics Practical (published by World Scientific in 2011) proposes a new paradigm in teaching problem solving in secondary school mathematics classrooms. It is a report of the research project “Mathematical Problem Solvi...148 pages3.1 MB20.29Enlightening Symbols: A Short History of Mathematical Notation and Its Hidden Powershttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/741976urn:ISBN:9781400850112urn:ISBN:9780691154633Joseph Mazurhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Joseph+Mazur%222014-03-12T10:34:53Z2014-12-13T18:11:11ZenPrinceton University Press2014-03-22While all of us regularly use basic math symbols such as those for plus, minus, and equals, few of us know that many of these symbols weren’t available before the sixteenth century. What did mathematicians rely on for their work before then?...240 pages25.4 MB30.79Mathematical Olympiad in China (2009-2010): Problems and Solutionshttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/731171urn:ISBN:9789814397438urn:ISBN:97898143902172014-02-22T19:41:33Z2014-08-24T02:56:53ZenWSPC2013-02-19The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is a competition for high school students. China has taken part in the IMO 21 times since 1985 and has won the top ranking for countries 14 times, with a multitude of golds for individual students. The...204 pages7.8 MB15.49Native American Mathematicshttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/730108urn:ISBN:9780292789814urn:ISBN:9780292755314MIchael P. Closshttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22MIchael+P.+Closs%222014-02-22T08:07:44Z2014-02-22T08:07:44ZenUniversity of Texas Press2010-06-27There is no question that native cultures in the New World exhibit many forms of mathematical development. This Native American mathematics can best be described by considering the nature of the concepts found in a variety of individual New World ...22 MB35.99The Equation that Couldn't Be Solved: How Mathematical Genius Discovered the Language of Symmetryhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/71386urn:ISBN:9780743274623urn:ISBN:9780743258210Mario Liviohttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Mario+Livio%22Mario Liviohttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Mario+Livio%222011-02-12T01:44:24Z2013-07-09T05:18:41ZenSimon & Schuster2005-09-18What do the music of J. S. Bach, the basic forces of nature, Rubik's Cube, and the selection of mates have in common? They are all characterized by certain symmetries. Symmetry is the concept that bridges the gap between science and art, between t...368 pages2.5 MB10.93