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- Wiley 2016; US$ 125.00 US$ 108.33
This Second Edition continues to be the largest comprehensive study in the field and reflects a user-friendly and historical approach to the myriad of properties of both Fibonacci and Lucas numbers. Fibonacci and Lucas numbers have intrigued amateurs and professionals for centeries, and this book offers analysis of these famous integers, complete... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
This Very Short Introduction considers who Leibniz was and introduces his overarching intellectual vision. It follows his pursuit of the systematic reform and advancement of all the sciences, to be undertaken as a collaborative enterprise supported by an enlightened ruler, and his ultimate goal of the improvement of the human condition. more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99
Le mathématicien allemand David Hilbert a ouvert la voie à plusieurs générations de chercheurs et a joué un rôle important dans l'élaboration des idées, non seulement dans sa spécialité, mais dans le cadre d'une réflexion générale sur la science. Alors que sa contribution à la physique a été un... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 101.08
Presented from the viewpoint of the history of mathematics, this book explores both epistemological aspects of Chinese traditional mathematical astronomy and lunisolar calendrical calculations. The following issues are addressed: (1) connections with non-Chinese cultural areas; (2) the possibility or impossibility of using mathematics... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 112.31
Who was Nicolas Rashevsky? To answer that question, this book draws on Rashevsky?s unexplored personal archival papers and shares interviews with his family, students and friends, as well as discussions with biologists and mathematical biologists, to flesh out and complete the picture. ?Most modern-day biologists have never heard of Rashevsky. Why??... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 44.92
Exploring several of the evolutionary branches of the mathematical notion of genus, this book traces the idea from its prehistory in problems of integration, through algebraic curves and their associated Riemann surfaces, into algebraic surfaces, and finally into higher dimensions. Its importance in analysis, algebraic geometry, number theory and... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09
Thomas Hofweber explores four major metaphysical debates tied to ontology: the philosophy of arithmetic, the metaphysics of ordinary objects, the problem of universals, and the nature of the fact-like aspect of reality. He defends metaphysics as having some questions of fact distinctly its own, but rejects several metaphysical approaches. more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99
This collection of original essays aims to inquire into the diversity of Generality. Through case studies taken from the history of mathematics, physics and the life sciences, the book provides evidence of different ways of understanding the general in various contexts. more...