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MA 461 History of Mathematics


This historical development of the major ideas in mathematics begins with the Greek mathematicians and continues until the beginnings of the Calculus and group theory. It emphasizes the lives, times and contributions of the leading mathematicians in this 2000-year period. It stresses the contribution of problems unsolved and solved to further development of mathematical thought.