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    University of Scranton
   
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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.