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Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences (Routledge Reference) (Vol 1 & 2) Hardcover

ISBN-13: 978-0415037853 ISBN-10: 0415037859 Edition: annotated edition

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  • Hardcover: 1806 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; annotated edition edition (December 8, 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415037859
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415037853
  • Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.7 x 4.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.9 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,004,538 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"...a large and wide-ranging work...The articles are, in the main, clear and useful..." -- Philosophia Mathematica - Volume 4, No. 2 (1996)

"Recommended for academic and large public libraries." -- Reference Book Reviews - Vol. 16, No. 2

About the Author

Ivor Grattan-Guinness is at Middlesex Polytechnic.

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I have dozens, perhaps hundreds but certainly dozens, of math history books and this is one of the most if not THE most comprehensive math history books I own. It seems the real history lies within the history of math.
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