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Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... history of mathematics in China algebraic equations epistemological cultures mathematical practice mathematical operation ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
..., algorithms, computational tools, and diagrams. The uses of these elements establish connections among them, forming complexes of practices to which the author refers as “mathematical cultures.” She argues that describing the mathematical cultures in the context in which practitioners actually operated...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... practitioners actually operated provides essential tools for interpreting sources. The author identifies different mathematical cultures in China during the time span considered that display both continuities and transformations in mathematical practice. In each of these contexts, the concept of equation...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... This chapter explores questions about the social and cultural aspects of the making and the reading of a scientific theory. What is a mathematical proof? What does it mean to understand a mathematical work? To shed light on these questions, this chapter compares Évariste Galois’s memoir and some...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... of public demonstrations operating at the EC level and, more generally, throughout the industrial world. demo European Commission research and development information technologies This chapter presents a category of “mathematical style,” drawing inspiration from a paper by the mathematician...