The Symbolic Universe: Geometry and Physics 1890-1930

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The Rainbow of Mathematics: A History of the Mathematical Sciences, pages 332 and 774, ISBN 0393320308, W. He recalled how Linus Pauling, a colossus of science and a double Nobel laureate, mounted a frightening "crusade" against him. In modern times, geometric concepts have been generalized to a high level of abstraction and complexity, and have been subjected to the methods of calculus and abstract algebra, so that many modern branches of the field are barely recognizable as the descendants of early geometry. (See areas of mathematics and algebraic geometry .) is a mathematical system attributed to the Alexandrian Greek mathematician Euclid, which he described in his textbook on geometry: the Elements.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (September 23, 1999)

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