Foundations and Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics
Third edition of popular undergraduate-level text offers overview of historical roots and evolution of several areas of mathematics. Topics include mathematics before Euclid, Euclid's Elements, non-Euclidean geometry, algebraic structure, formal axiomatics, sets, more. Emphasis on axiomatic procedures. Problems. Solution Suggestions for Selected Problems. Bibliography.
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Orginally published in 1958, this book is not only about mathematics, but also about historical developments of fundamental mathematical concepts in philosophical context.