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A history of folding in mathematics : mathematizing the margins, Michael Friedman, (electronic book)

Label
A history of folding in mathematics : mathematizing the margins
Title
A history of folding in mathematics
Title remainder
mathematizing the margins
Statement of responsibility
Michael Friedman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
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Friedman, Michael
Dewey number
510.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA21
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Science Networks. Historical Studies,
Series volume
volume 59
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Mathematics
Label
A history of folding in mathematics : mathematizing the margins, Michael Friedman, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Figures; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Setting the Scene: Which Instrument Is Stronger?; 1.2 Marginalization and Its Epistemological Consequences; 1.3 Marginalization and the Medium: Or-Why Did Marginalization Occur?; 1.4 The Economy of Excess and Lack; 1.5 Historiographical Perspectives and an Overview; 1.5.1 Marginalized Traditions; 1.5.2 The Historical Research to Date and Overview; 1.5.3 Argument and Structure; Chapter 2: From the Sixteenth Century Onwards: Folding Polyhedra-New Epistemological Horizons?; 2.1 Dürerś Nets
  • 2.1.1 Underweysung der Messung and the Unfolded Nets2.1.2 Folded Tiles and Folds of Drapery; 2.1.3 Dürerś Folding: An Epistemological Offer?; 2.2 Dürerś Unfolded Polyhedra: Context and Ramifications; 2.2.1 Pacioli and Bovelles, Paper Instruments and Folded Books: Encounters of Folding and Geometry; 2.2.1.1 Paper Instruments: Folding for Science; 2.2.1.2 A Historical Detour: Bat Books and Imposition of the Book-The Standardization of Folding; 2.2.2 Dürerś Followers Fold a Net; 2.2.2.1 Stevinś and Cowleyś Impossible Nets; 2.2.2.2 Nets of Polyhedra: A Mathematical Stagnation?
  • 2.3 Ignoring Folding as a Method of Proof in Mathematics2.3.1 Folding and Geometry: A Forgotten Beginning-Pacioli Folds a Gnomon; 2.3.2 Folding and Geometry: A Problematic Beginning; Chapter 3: Prolog to the Nineteenth Century: Accepting Folding as a Method of Inference; 3.1 Folding and the Parallel Postulate; 3.1.1 Folding and Parallel Line: An Implicit Encounter During the Arabic Middle Ages; 3.1.2 Folding and Parallel Line: An Explicit Encounter During the Eighteenth Century; 3.2 Folding in Proofs: Suzanne and Francœur
  • 3.2.1 Symmetry and Folding Diderot and Symmetry in Francœurś Cours Complet3.3 Lardner, Wright, Henrici: Symmetry with Folding in Great Britain; Chapter 4: The Nineteenth Century: What Can and Cannot Be (Re)presented-On Models and Kindergartens; 4.1 On Models in General and Folded Models in Particular; 4.1.1 Mathematical Models During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries; 4.1.2 Folded Models in Mathematics: Dupin, Schlegel, Beltrami, Schwarz and the Two Wieners; 4.1.2.1 Louis Dupin and Victor Schlegel: How to Fold Nets in the Nineteenth Century
  • Dupin: The Integration of Folded Nets and Texts in the Third DimensionSchlegel: Nets of Polyhedra Beyond the Third Dimension; Alicia Boole Stott Folds Towards the Fourth Dimension; 4.1.2.2 Eugenio Beltrami and Models in Italy; Beltramiś Folded Models of the Pseudosphere; The Fold in M̀̀annigfaltigkeit́́: A Philosophical Influence; 4.1.2.3 Schwarz, Peano and Christian Wiener; Schwarz, Peano and the Erroneous Definition of Surface Area; Developable Surfaces, Christian Wiener and Schwarzś Model; 4.1.2.4 Hermann Wiener; Wienerś Foldings and Wires
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 419 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319724867
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-72487-4
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
System control number
  • on1038067301
  • (OCoLC)1038067301
Label
A history of folding in mathematics : mathematizing the margins, Michael Friedman, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Figures; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Setting the Scene: Which Instrument Is Stronger?; 1.2 Marginalization and Its Epistemological Consequences; 1.3 Marginalization and the Medium: Or-Why Did Marginalization Occur?; 1.4 The Economy of Excess and Lack; 1.5 Historiographical Perspectives and an Overview; 1.5.1 Marginalized Traditions; 1.5.2 The Historical Research to Date and Overview; 1.5.3 Argument and Structure; Chapter 2: From the Sixteenth Century Onwards: Folding Polyhedra-New Epistemological Horizons?; 2.1 Dürerś Nets
  • 2.1.1 Underweysung der Messung and the Unfolded Nets2.1.2 Folded Tiles and Folds of Drapery; 2.1.3 Dürerś Folding: An Epistemological Offer?; 2.2 Dürerś Unfolded Polyhedra: Context and Ramifications; 2.2.1 Pacioli and Bovelles, Paper Instruments and Folded Books: Encounters of Folding and Geometry; 2.2.1.1 Paper Instruments: Folding for Science; 2.2.1.2 A Historical Detour: Bat Books and Imposition of the Book-The Standardization of Folding; 2.2.2 Dürerś Followers Fold a Net; 2.2.2.1 Stevinś and Cowleyś Impossible Nets; 2.2.2.2 Nets of Polyhedra: A Mathematical Stagnation?
  • 2.3 Ignoring Folding as a Method of Proof in Mathematics2.3.1 Folding and Geometry: A Forgotten Beginning-Pacioli Folds a Gnomon; 2.3.2 Folding and Geometry: A Problematic Beginning; Chapter 3: Prolog to the Nineteenth Century: Accepting Folding as a Method of Inference; 3.1 Folding and the Parallel Postulate; 3.1.1 Folding and Parallel Line: An Implicit Encounter During the Arabic Middle Ages; 3.1.2 Folding and Parallel Line: An Explicit Encounter During the Eighteenth Century; 3.2 Folding in Proofs: Suzanne and Francœur
  • 3.2.1 Symmetry and Folding Diderot and Symmetry in Francœurś Cours Complet3.3 Lardner, Wright, Henrici: Symmetry with Folding in Great Britain; Chapter 4: The Nineteenth Century: What Can and Cannot Be (Re)presented-On Models and Kindergartens; 4.1 On Models in General and Folded Models in Particular; 4.1.1 Mathematical Models During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries; 4.1.2 Folded Models in Mathematics: Dupin, Schlegel, Beltrami, Schwarz and the Two Wieners; 4.1.2.1 Louis Dupin and Victor Schlegel: How to Fold Nets in the Nineteenth Century
  • Dupin: The Integration of Folded Nets and Texts in the Third DimensionSchlegel: Nets of Polyhedra Beyond the Third Dimension; Alicia Boole Stott Folds Towards the Fourth Dimension; 4.1.2.2 Eugenio Beltrami and Models in Italy; Beltramiś Folded Models of the Pseudosphere; The Fold in M̀̀annigfaltigkeit́́: A Philosophical Influence; 4.1.2.3 Schwarz, Peano and Christian Wiener; Schwarz, Peano and the Erroneous Definition of Surface Area; Developable Surfaces, Christian Wiener and Schwarzś Model; 4.1.2.4 Hermann Wiener; Wienerś Foldings and Wires
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 419 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319724867
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-72487-4
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
System control number
  • on1038067301
  • (OCoLC)1038067301

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