http://www.feedbooks.com/store/top.atom?category=FBMAT015000&lang=en&order=topScience and Technics / Science / Mathematics / History & Philosophy2014-09-16T06:37:16Zhttp://assets3.feedbooks.net/images/favicon.ico?t=1410796297Feedbookshttp://www.feedbooks.comsupport@feedbooks.zendesk.com7920Hidden 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 MB12.79A 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%222011-05-16T15:41:30Z2013-01-18T22:03:05ZenWiley2011-01-24The 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 MB25.99Classical 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%222014-08-24T02:39:01Z2014-08-24T00:46:44ZenRoutledge2014-08-20This 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%222014-07-09T12:19:16Z2014-07-10T14:33:59ZenBloomsbury 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%222014-05-13T11:49:42Z2014-06-23T12:34:45ZenPrinceton 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%222014-03-12T10:34:53Z2014-06-23T12:24:09ZenPrinceton 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 MB10.93History of Mathematical Sciences: Portugal and East Asia IVhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/710042urn:ISBN:9789814401579urn:ISBN:97898143904392014-01-26T10:50:32Z2014-08-24T02:57:19ZenWSPC2012-09-16Missionaries, and in particular the Portuguese Assistancy of the Society of Jesus, played a fundamental role in the dissemination of Western scientific knowledge in East Asia. They also brought to Europe a deeper knowledge of Asian countries. This...340 pages3.9 MB62.29Topological Library: Part 3: Spectral Sequences in Topologyhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/710036urn:ISBN:9789814401326urn:ISBN:97898144013022014-01-26T10:50:02Z2014-08-24T02:57:11ZenWSPC2012-07-24The final volume of the three-volume edition, this book features classical papers on algebraic and differential topology published in the 1950s–1960s. The partition of these papers among the volumes is rather conditional. The original metho...592 pages23.8 MB92.79The Thirteen Books of the Elements, Vol. 2http://www.feedbooks.com/item/695799urn:ISBN:9780486158198urn:ISBN:9780486600895Euclidhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Euclid%222014-01-12T02:32:50Z2014-09-10T22:59:36ZenDover Publications2012-07-17Volume 2 of 3-volume set containing complete English text of all 13 books of the Elements plus critical analysis of each definition, postulate, and proposition. Covers textual and linguistic matters; mathematical analyses of Euclid's ideas; classi...464 pages27.7 MB13.99Beautiful Geometryhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/666613urn:ISBN:9781400848331urn:ISBN:9780691150994Eli Maorhttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Eli+Maor%22Eugen Josthttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Eugen+Jost%222013-11-28T22:08:19Z2014-06-11T09:58:32ZenPrinceton University Press2014-01-18If you've ever thought that mathematics and art don't mix, this stunning visual history of geometry will change your mind. As much a work of art as a book about mathematics, Beautiful Geometry presents more than sixty exquisite color plates illust...168 pages15 MB28.79Mathematics for the Nonmathematicianhttp://www.feedbooks.com/item/633859urn:ISBN:9780486316130urn:ISBN:9780486248233Morris Klinehttp://www.feedbooks.com/search?query=contributor%3A%22Morris+Kline%222013-10-25T07:23:23Z2014-07-10T12:43:15ZenDover Publications2013-03-17Practical, scientific, philosophical, and artistic problems have caused men to investigate mathematics. But there is one other motive which is as strong as any of these—the search for beauty. Mathematics is an art, and as such affords the pl...641 pages11.4 MB12.49