Mathematician:David Herbert Fowler

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Mathematician

British historian of mathematics whose thesis concerned the study of ratios as used in ancient Greece before the work of Eudoxus of Cnidus.


Nationality

British


History

  • Born: April 28, 1937, Blackburn, England
  • Died: 13 April 2004, Warwick, England


Publications

  • 1973: Introducing Real Analysis
  • 1979: Ratio in Early Greek Mathematics
  • 1980: Book II of Euclid's Elements and a Pre-Eudoxan Theory of Ratio
  • 1981: Anthyphairetic Ratio and Eudoxan Proportion
  • 1982: A Generalization of the Golden Section
  • 1987: The Mathematics of Plato's Academy: A New Reconstruction


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