Book:B.L. van der Waerden/Science Awakening

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B.L. van der Waerden: Science Awakening

Published $1954$.


Translation into English of Ontwakende Wetenschap from 1950.

Contents

1. The Egyptians
2. Number Systems, Digits and the Art of Computing
3. Babylonian Mathematics
4. The Age of Thales and Pythagoras
5. The Golden Age
6. The Century of Plato
7. The Alexandrian Era (330—200 B.C.)
8. The Decay of Greek Mathematics