9780674993693-0674993691-Greek Mathematical Works: Volume I, Thales to Euclid. (Loeb Classical Library No. 335)

Greek Mathematical Works: Volume I, Thales to Euclid. (Loeb Classical Library No. 335)

ISBN-13: 9780674993693
ISBN-10: 0674993691
Publication date: 1939
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover 576 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780674993693
ISBN-10: 0674993691
Publication date: 1939
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover 576 pages

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The wonderful achievement of Greek mathematics is here illustrated in two volumes of selected mathematical works. Volume I contains: The divisions of mathematics; mathematics in Greek education; calculation; arithmetical notation and operations, including square root and cube root; Pythagorean arithmetic, including properties of numbers; square root of 2; proportion and means; algebraic equations; Proclus; Thales; Pythagorean geometry; Democritus; Hippocrates of Chios; duplicating the cube and squaring the circle; trisecting angles; Theaetetus; Plato; Eudoxus of Cnidus (pyramid, cone, etc.); Aristotle (the infinite, the lever); Euclid.

Volume II (Loeb Classical Library no. 362) contains: Aristarchus (distances of sun and moon); Archimedes (cylinder, sphere, cubic equations; conoids; spheroids; spiral; expression of large numbers; mechanics; hydrostatics); Eratosthenes (measurement of the earth); Apollonius (conic sections and other works); later development of geometry; trigonometry (including Ptolemy's table of sines); mensuration: Heron of Alexandria; algebra: Diophantus (determinate and indeterminate equations); the revival of geometry: Pappus.

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