Mathematician:Florian Cajori

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Mathematician

Swiss-born American mathematician who specialized in (and in fact pioneered) the field of mathematics history.


Nationality

Swiss-American


History

  • Born: 28 Feb 1859, St Aignan (near Thusis), Graubünden, Switzerland
  • Died: 14 Aug 1930, Berkeley, California, USA


Publications

  • 1890: The teaching and history of mathematics in the United States
  • 1894: A History of Mathematics
  • 1896: A History of Elementary Mathematics with Hints on Methods of Teaching
  • 1904: An introduction to the modern theory of equations
  • 1909: A History of the Logarithmic Slide Rule and Allied Instruments
  • 1915: Elementary algebra: First year course
  • 1916: William Oughtred, a Great Seventeenth-Century Teacher of Mathematics


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