History of Mathematics
- Department of Languages and Humanities
Lecture from the history of mathematics is organized as the introduction to the history of mathematical thinking. Their main aim is showed the developing trends of mathematics from the Antiquity to the first half of 16th century. Some interesting mathematical problems from mathematics in Egypt and Mesopotamia, Greece and Roman empire mathematics, mathematics in Arabian world and Medieval Europe will be discussed. The short cultural, historical, social and political background will be also done.
- Syllabus of lectures:
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
Basic knowledge from the history of mathematics.
- Study materials:
J. Bečvář, E. Fuchs, Historie matematiky I., Prometheus, Praha, 1994, J. Bečvář, E. Fuchs, Historie matematiky II., Prometheus, Praha, 1997, J. Bečvář, M. Bečvářová, H. Vymazalová, Matematika ve starověku, Prometheus, Praha, 2003
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: