What you get is a 20 page magazine-sized "book", that's made to LOOK like the real thing.
All in all, the works of Archimedes are definitely worth reading for anyone interested in learning the process of mathematical discovery.
Moreover, this book is a reprint of the translation published in 1897 by Thomas L. Heath.
The entire introduction - by Heath - is alone, worth the price of the book! I only read certain chapters of Archimedes (each chapter on a different topic essentially) and greatly... Read morePublished 6 months ago by ken mccaffrey
I liked this book and Archimedes' Works in general but the toughest part is a lot of this book is in Latin. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Brian Mccusker
I've seen more in-depth material in a junior high book report, you'll get more from Wikipedia with an online searchPublished 12 months ago by William E Scott
The Works of Archimedes by T. L. Heath is NOT contained in these pages!
What you get is a 20 page magazine-sized "book", that's made to LOOK like the real thing. Read more
A masterpiece of scholarship, on par with Heath's edition of Euclid's elements. Truly a great read for anyone with a strong background in Ancient Greek also interested in the... Read morePublished on December 6, 2012 by Michele
This is not the works of Archimedes. It is an introduction/summary. I bought this thinking it was an actual translation of Archimedes works, like every other book titled "The Works... Read morePublished on November 6, 2012 by Elisabeth