cloth, dustj, 8vo vii+257 pp. the astronomicakl world of the Greeks; the heliocentric theory of Copernicus and Kepler; the mystery of gravitation; theory of relativity; quantum theory; mathematical physics; very good condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: Morris Kline is that rare scientist with the ability to convey the complexity and richness of his specialty in terms the general reader can appreciate. In this book, he provides a provocative and lucid account of how mathematics has been used as a powerful instrument in our exploration of the physical world. Kline probes the world of mathematics from the days of the Greeks to the present day, illuminating the inner workings of the science that enables us to penetrate the secrets of our world's natural phenomena
From the Back Cover: In this book Kline examines the development of mathematics as our most powerful instrument for exploring the physical world. He probes our existing world of mathematics and illuminates its workings as a science enabling us to penetrate the secrets of the world's natural phenomena.
Titel: Mathematics and the Search for Knowledge
Verlag: New York, Oxford University Press
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press, 1985. Buchzustand: Very Good. 257p paperback with grey illustrated cover, spine and edges yellowed but pages clean, bibliography, index, very good. Artikel-Nr. PAB 66166