# Book:Eric Temple Bell/The Development of Mathematics

## E.T. Bell: *The Development of Mathematics*

Published $1940$, **McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.**.

### Subject Matter

- History of Mathematics

### Contents

- To Any Prospective Reader

- Chapter 1. General Prospectus
- Chapter 2. The Age of Empiricism
- Chapter 3. Firmly Established
- Chapter 4. The European Depression
- Chapter 5. Detour through India, Arabia, and Spain
- Chapter 6. Four Centuries of Transition, $1202$ – $1603$
- Chapter 7. The Beginning of Modern Mathematics, $1637$ – $1687$
- Chapter 8. Extensions of Number
- Chapter 9. Toward Mathematical Structure
- Chapter 10. Arithmetic Generalized
- Chapter 11. Emergence of Structural Analysis
- Chapter 12. Cardinal and Ordinal to $1902$
- Chapter 13. From Intuition to Absolute Rigor, $1700$ – $1900$
- Chapter 14. Rational Arithmetic after Fermat
- Chapter 15. Contributions from Geometry
- Chapter 16. The Impulse from Science
- Chapter 17. From Mechanics to Generalized Variables
- Chapter 18. From Applications to Abstractions
- Chapter 19. Differential and Difference Equations
- Chapter 20. Invariance
- Chapter 21. Certain Major Theories of Functions
- Chapter 22. Through Physics to General Analysis and Abstractness
- Chapter 23. Uncertainties and Probabilities

- Notes

- Index