The Shaping of Deduction in Greek Mathematics
A Study in Cognitive HistoryUnknown - 1999
This book provides a way into understanding a momentous development in human intellectual history: the phenomenon of deductive argument in classical Greek mathematics. The argument rests upon a close description of the practices of Greek mathematics, principally the use of lettered diagrams and the regulated, formulaic use of language.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Characteristics: data file 1 online resource (xvii, 327 pages) : illustrations.