(W) History and Philosophy of Mathematics   [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Undergraduate Catalog 2010-2011
   

MATH 325 - (W) History and Philosophy of Mathematics

3 cr.
(Prerequisites: MATH 221 and either MATH 142 or a MATH course above 298)A survey of major developments in mathematics from ancient through modern times. In addition to the mathematics, this course focuses on the context in which these results were discovered as well as the lives of the mathematicians. Topics may include development of numeral systems, Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry, algebra, calculus, number theory, real analysis, logic and set theory. Offered fall of odd-numbered years only.

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