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2019/2020

History of Mathematics

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
01DEM Z 1 0+2 Czech
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Department of Mathematics
Synopsis:

The subject has the form of regular seminars where the members of the department of mathematics, but also invited speakers - specialists in the field - give their talks on varoius topics from the history of mathematics.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

Outline of the subject changes every year depending upon invited lecturers. In general, the topics can be divided into the following areas: 1. Development of mathematical disciplines 2. Portraits of important mathematicians 3. History of mathematics within a certain region 4. History of well-known constants 5. Philosophy and mathematics

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Study Objective:

Knowledge in the history of mathematics - good orientation in the history of different mathematical fields and knowledge of important personalities and their discoveries.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1]D. E. Smith, History of Mathematics, New York, Inc., Dover publications, 1958, volume I. and II.

Recommended references:

[2]R. Cooke, The History of Mathematics, A Brief Course, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1997

Note:
Further information:
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No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-10-18
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