11 results match your criteria Archive For History Of Exact Sciences[Journal]

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'Nobody could possibly misunderstand what a group is': a study in early twentieth-century group axiomatics.

Arch Hist Exact Sci 2017 20;71(5):409-481. Epub 2017 Jul 20.

Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG UK.

In the early years of the twentieth century, the so-called 'postulate analysis'-the study of systems of axioms for mathematical objects for their own sake-was regarded by some as a vital part of the efforts to understand those objects. I consider the place of postulate analysis within early twentieth-century mathematics by focusing on the example of a group: I outline the axiomatic studies to which groups were subjected at this time and consider the changing attitudes towards such investigations. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00407-017-0193-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5573778PMC

The development of Euclidean axiomatics: The systems of principles and the foundations of mathematics in editions of the in the Early Modern Age.

Authors:
Vincenzo De Risi

Arch Hist Exact Sci 2016 24;70(6):591-676. Epub 2016 Feb 24.

MPIWG, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin, Germany.

The paper lists several editions of Euclid's in the Early Modern Age, giving for each of them the axioms and postulates employed to ground elementary mathematics. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00407-015-0173-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5063916PMC
February 2016

Galen on the astronomers and astrologers.

Authors:
G J Toomer

Arch Hist Exact Sci 1985 ;32(3-4):193-206

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On the history of medical statistics.

Authors:
O B Sheynin

Arch Hist Exact Sci 1982 ;26(3):241-86

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January 1983
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On the history of the statistical method in biology.

Authors:
O B Sheynin

Arch Hist Exact Sci 1980 ;22(4):323-71

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January 1984
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Early history of the theory of probability.

Authors:
O B Sheynin

Arch Hist Exact Sci 1977 Aug;17(3):201-59

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Newton and the classical theory of probability.

Authors:
O B Sheynin

Arch Hist Exact Sci 1970-1971;7:217-43

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Authors:
R Rashed

Arch Hist Exact Sci 1970 ;6:271-98

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Metaphysical derivations of a law of refraction: Damianos and Grosseteste.

Authors:
B S Eastwood

Arch Hist Exact Sci 1970 ;6:224-36

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A reconsideration of Roger Bacon's theory of pinhole images.

Authors:
D C Lindberg

Arch Hist Exact Sci 1970 ;6:214-23

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