http://www.feedbooks.com/store/top.atom?category=FBMAT015000&lang=en&order=topScience and Technics / Science / Mathematics / History & Philosophy2015-07-28T03:37:44Zhttp://assets0.feedbooks.net/images/favicon.ico?t=1437751525Feedbookshttp://www.feedbooks.comsupport@feedbooks.zendesk.com12420The 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%222014-04-24T09:33:48Z2015-01-17T18:46:49ZenBasic 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 KB9.29Hidden 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%222011-08-18T03:08:23Z2015-01-11T01:11:35ZenBloomsbury Press2011-01-10The untold history of the most famous relation in mathematics and what it illustrates about the nature of human reasoning.5.1 MB10.79Alan 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%222014-10-25T19:10:35Z2015-06-28T19:49:35ZenPrinceton University Press2014-11-09A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira KnightleyIt is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) ...632 pages4.8 MB14.79Robert Recorde: The Life and Times of a Tudor Mathematicianhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/994637urn:ISBN:9781783161089urn:ISBN:97807083252612014-12-09T21:25:37Z2015-01-18T21:37:31ZenUniversity 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 MB60.29The Best Writing on Mathematics 2014http://www.feedbooks.com/item/981177urn:ISBN:9781400865307urn:ISBN:97806911641752014-11-18T09:19:22Z2015-01-26T10:17:10ZenPrinceton 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 MB22.79A 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%222011-05-16T15:41:30Z2015-07-27T19:44:50ZenWiley2011-01-24The updated new edition of the classic and comprehensive guide to the history of mathematics For 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/search?query=contributor%3A%22Julian+Havil%222014-10-13T11:10:11Z2015-01-18T04:04:31ZenPrinceton 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 MB31.79Classical 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%222014-08-24T02:39:01Z2015-01-18T16:34:00ZenRoutledge2014-08-20This 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 MB135.29Mathematics 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%222014-08-16T12:22:48Z2015-01-17T14:55:14ZenPrometheus 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 MB8.49Reviving 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%222014-07-28T04:27:28Z2015-01-18T12:26:41ZenRoutledge2014-07-24Twentieth-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 MB130.99Makers of Mathematicshttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/829229urn:ISBN:9780486174501urn:ISBN:9780486450070Stuart Hollingdalehttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Stuart+Hollingdale%222014-07-24T07:43:31Z2015-01-18T10:05:01ZenDover 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 MB14.79Whatever 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%222014-07-09T12:19:16Z2015-03-11T20:50:47ZenBloomsbury 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 MB12.79The Magic of Numbershttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/811665urn:ISBN:9780486167404urn:ISBN:9780486267883Eric Temple Bellhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Eric+Temple+Bell%222014-07-02T06:55:49Z2015-01-16T20:46:40ZenDover Publications2014-06-09From one of the foremost interpreters for lay readers of the history and meaning of mathematics: a stimulating account of the origins of mathematical thought and the development of numerical theory. It probes the work of Pythagoras, Galileo, Berke...432 pages1 MB9.79Taming 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%222014-05-13T11:49:42Z2015-01-17T04:06:20ZenPrinceton 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 MB44.79Enlightening 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%222014-03-12T10:34:53Z2015-01-16T07:02:54ZenPrinceton 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 MB27.99Non-Euclidean Geometryhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/741939urn:ISBN:9780486155036urn:ISBN:9780486600277Roberto Bonolahttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Roberto+Bonola%222014-03-12T06:55:38Z2015-01-17T13:21:22ZenDover Publications2012-07-17Examines various attempts to prove Euclid's parallel postulate — by the Greeks, Arabs and Renaissance mathematicians. It considers forerunners and founders such as Saccheri, Lambert, Legendre, W. Bolyai, Gauss, others. Includes 181 diagrams.431 pages7.8 MB9.79The Development of Mathematics Throughout the Centuries: A Brief History in a Cultural Contexthttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/738457urn:ISBN:9781118853979urn:ISBN:9781118853849Brian Evanshttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Brian+Evans%222014-03-05T14:58:11Z2015-07-27T18:42:17ZenWiley2014-02-23Throughout the book, readers take a journey throughout time and observe how people around the world have understood these patterns of quantity, structure, and dimension around them. The Development of Mathematics Throughout the Centuries: A Brief ...252 pages1.3 MB71.99Native American Mathematicshttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/730108urn:ISBN:9780292789814urn:ISBN:9780292755314MIchael P. Closshttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22MIchael+P.+Closs%222014-02-22T08:07:44Z2015-01-17T08:27:08ZenUniversity 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 MB31.79The Origins of Cauchy's Rigorous Calculushttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/721581urn:ISBN:9780486143743urn:ISBN:9780486438153Judith V. Grabinerhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Judith+V.+Grabiner%222014-02-13T04:16:55Z2015-01-16T18:26:26ZenDover Publications2012-04-12This text examines the reinterpretation of calculus by Augustin-Louis Cauchy and his peers in the 19th century. These intellectuals created a collection of well-defined theorems about limits, continuity, series, derivatives, and integrals. 1981 ed...272 pages4.7 MB12.29A History of Greek Mathematics, Volume I: From Thales to Euclidhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/715750urn:ISBN:9780486162690urn:ISBN:9780486240732Sir Thomas Heathhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Sir+Thomas+Heath%222014-02-05T11:36:56Z2015-01-17T02:00:56ZenDover Publications2012-02-09Volume 1 of an authoritative two-volume set that covers the essentials of mathematics and features every landmark innovation and every important figure, including Euclid, Apollonius, and others.461 pages12.5 MB13.99