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020    0883855690 (hbk.) 
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050  4 QA21|b.W358 2009 
245 00 Who gave you the epsilon? :|band other tales of 
       mathematical history /|cedited by Marlow Anderson, Victor 
       Katz, Robin Wilson. 
246 34 Who gave you the epsilon? & other tales of mathematical 
       history 
260    [Washington, D.C.] :|bMathematical Association of America,
       |cc2009 
300    x, 431 p. :|bill., ports. ;|c28 cm. 
490 1  Spectrum series 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  [Pt. 1.] Analysis -- Who gave you the epsilon?: Cauchy and
       the origins of rigorous calculus / Judith V. Grabiner -- 
       Evolution of the function concept: a brief survey /  
       Israel Kleiner -- S. Kovalevsky: a mathematical lesson /  
       Karen D. Rappaport -- Highlights in the history of 
       spectral theory / L.A. Steen -- Alan Turing and the 
       central limit theorem / S.L. Zabell -- Why did George 
       Green write his essay of 1828 on electricity and 
       magnetism? / I. Grattan-Guinness -- Connectivity and smoke
       -rings: Green's second identity in its first fifty years /
       Thomas Archibald -- The history of Stokes' theorem / 
       Victor J. Katz -- The mathematical collaboration of M.L. 
       Cartwright and J.E. Littlewood / Shawnee L. McMurran and 
       James J. Tattersall -- Dr. David Harold Blackwell, African
       American pioneer / Nkechi Agwu, Luella Smith and Aissatou 
       Barry -- [Pt. 2.] Geometry, topology and foundations -- 
       Gauss and the non-Euclidean geometry / George Bruce 
       Halsted -- History of the parallel postulate / Florence P.
       Lewis -- The rise and fall of projective geometry / J.L. 
       Coolidge -- Notes on the history of geometrical ideas / 
       Dan Pedoe -- A note on the history of the Cantor set and 
       Cantor function / Julian F. Fleron -- Evolution of the 
       topological concept of "connected" / R.L. Wilder -- A 
       brief, subjective history of homology and homotopy theory 
       in this century / Peter Hilton -- The origins of modern 
       axiomatics: Pasch to Peano / H.C. Kennedy -- C.S. Pierce's
       philosophy of infinite sets / Joseph W. Dauben -- On the 
       development of logics between the two world wars / I. 
       Grattan-Guinness -- Dedekind's theorem: [square root of 2]
       x [square root of 3] = [square root of 6] / David Fowler -
       - [Pt. 3.] Algebra and number theory -- Hamilton's 
       discovery of quaternions / B.L. van der Waerden -- 
       Hamilton, Rodrigues, and the quaternion scandal / Simon L.
       Altmann -- Building an international reputation: the case 
       of J.J. Sylvester (1814-1897) / Karen Hunger Parshall and 
       Eugene Seneta -- The foundation period in the history of 
       group theory / Josephine E. Burns -- The evolution of 
       group theory: a brief survey / Israel Kleiner -- The 
       search for finite simple groups / Joseph A. Gallian -- 
       Genius and biographers: the fictionalization of Evariste 
       Galois / Tony Rothman -- Hermann Grassmann and the 
       creation of linear algebra / Desmond Fearnley-Sander -- 
       The roots of commutative algebra in algebraic number 
       theory / Israel Kleiner -- Eisenstein's misunderstood 
       geometric proof of the quadratic reciprocity theorem / 
       Reinhard C. Laubenbacher and David J. Pengelley -- 
       Waring's problem / Charles Small -- A history of the prime
       number theorem / L.J. Goldstein -- A hundred years of 
       prime numbers / Paul T. Bateman and Harold G. Diamond -- 
       The Indian mathematician Ramanujan / G.H. Hardy -- Emmy 
       Noether / Clark H. Kimberling -- "A marvelous proof" / 
       Fernando Q. GouvÍa -- [Pt. 4.] Surveys -- The 
       International Congress of Mathematics / George Bruce 
       Halsted -- A popular account of some new fields of thought
       in mathematics / G.A. Miller -- A half-century of 
       mathematics / Hermann Weyl -- Mathematics at the turn of 
       the millennium / Philip A. Griffiths. 
650  0 Mathematics|xHistory. 
700 1  Anderson, Marlow,|d1950- 
700 1  Katz, Victor J. 
700 1  Wilson, Robin J. 
830  0 MAA spectrum. 
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