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Redefining geometrical exactness : Descartes' transformation of the early modern concept of construction, Henk J.M. Bos

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Redefining geometrical exactness : Descartes' transformation of the early modern concept of construction
Title
Redefining geometrical exactness
Title remainder
Descartes' transformation of the early modern concept of construction
Statement of responsibility
Henk J.M. Bos
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Bos, H. J. M
Dewey number
516
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA464
LC item number
.B69 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences
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  • Geometry
  • Geometrical constructions
  • Descartes, René
Label
Redefining geometrical exactness : Descartes' transformation of the early modern concept of construction, Henk J.M. Bos
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [433]-453) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Early modern methods of analysis
  • 6.
  • Arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and analysis
  • 7.
  • Using numbers in geometry -- Regiomontanus and Stevin
  • 8.
  • Using algebra -- Viete's analysis
  • 9.
  • Clavius
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Viete
  • 11.
  • Kepler
  • 12.
  • Molther
  • 13.
  • Fermat
  • 14.
  • Geometrical problem solving -- the state of the art c. 1635
  • General introduction
  • 15.
  • Introduction to Part II
  • 16.
  • Construction and the interpretation of exactness in Descartes' studies of c. 1619
  • 17.
  • Descartes' general construction of solid problems c. 1625
  • 2.
  • The legitimation of geometrical procedures before 1590
  • 3.
  • 1588: Pappus' "Collection"
  • 4.
  • The early modern tradition of geometrical problem solving: survey and examples
Control code
44469020
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 470 pages
Isbn
9780387950907
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00056269
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Redefining geometrical exactness : Descartes' transformation of the early modern concept of construction, Henk J.M. Bos
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [433]-453) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Early modern methods of analysis
  • 6.
  • Arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and analysis
  • 7.
  • Using numbers in geometry -- Regiomontanus and Stevin
  • 8.
  • Using algebra -- Viete's analysis
  • 9.
  • Clavius
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Viete
  • 11.
  • Kepler
  • 12.
  • Molther
  • 13.
  • Fermat
  • 14.
  • Geometrical problem solving -- the state of the art c. 1635
  • General introduction
  • 15.
  • Introduction to Part II
  • 16.
  • Construction and the interpretation of exactness in Descartes' studies of c. 1619
  • 17.
  • Descartes' general construction of solid problems c. 1625
  • 2.
  • The legitimation of geometrical procedures before 1590
  • 3.
  • 1588: Pappus' "Collection"
  • 4.
  • The early modern tradition of geometrical problem solving: survey and examples
Control code
44469020
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 470 pages
Isbn
9780387950907
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00056269
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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