Sökning: "History of mathematics"

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  1. 1. On axioms and images in the history of Mathematics

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Mathematics, Uppsala University

    Författare :Johanna Pejlare; Uppsala universitet.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; MATHEMATICS; MATEMATIK; Mathematics; History of mathematics; axiomatization; intuition; visualization; images; Euclidean geometry; axiomatization; intuition; visualization; images; Euclidean geometry;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with aspects of axiomatization, intuition and visualization in the history of mathematics. Particular focus is put on the end of the 19th century, before David Hilbert's (1862–1943) work on the axiomatization of Euclidean geometry. The thesis consists of three papers. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Speaking of Geometry A study of geometry textbooks and literature on geometry instruction for elementary and lower secondary levels in Sweden, 1905-1962, with a special focus on professional debates

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Matematiska institutionen

    Författare :Johan Prytz; Staffan Rodhe; Anders Öberg; Sten Kaijser; Jan van Maanen; Patricio Herbst; [2007]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Mathematics; geometry instruction; mathematics education; Sweden; textbook; curriculum; professional; elementary school; secondary school; history of mathematics education; history of mathematics; history of education; MATEMATIK;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with geometry instruction in Sweden in the period 1905-1962. The purpose is to investigate textbooks and other literature used by teachers in elementary schools (ES) and lower secondary schools (LSS) – Folkskolan and Realskolan – connection to geometry instruction. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Att inteckna framtiden Läroplansdebatter gällande naturvetenskap, matematik och teknik i svenska allmänna läroverk 1900-1965

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Daniel Lövheim; Anders Lundgren; Mats Persson; Thomas Kaiserfeld; [2006]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of science; curriculum debates; science; mathematics; technology; secondary schools; history of science; history of education; narrative representation of science; Vetenskapshistoria; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of science; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Vetenskapshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with curriculum debates concerning science, mathematics and technology within the Swedish secondary schools between 1900 and 1965. The aim of the study is to analyze different conceptions of these school subjects. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Studies in the Conceptual Development of Mathematical Analysis

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Matematiska Institutionen

    Författare :Kajsa Bråting; Anders Öberg; Hans Niels Jahnke; [2009]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; History of mathematics; conceptual development; mathematical analysis; MATHEMATICS Other mathematics; MATEMATIK Övrig matematik; Mathematics; Matematik;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with the development of mathematical concepts from a historical and didactical perspective. In particular, the development of concepts in mathematical analysis during the 19th century is considered. The thesis consists of a summary and three papers. In the first paper we investigate the Swedish mathematician E. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Världsmaskinen. Emanuel Swedenborgs naturfilosofi

    Detta är en avhandling från Bokförlaget Nya Doxa

    Författare :David Dunér; [2004]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Christopher Polhem; Charles XII; hydrodynamics; technology; optics; acoustics; mechanics; space; theology; number systems; neurology; iatromechanics; body and soul; infinity; mineralogy; cosmology; matter theory; perception; analogy; metaphors; cognition; 18th century Swedish history; philosophy of science; philosophy of religion; mechanical philosophy; philosophy; geometry; mathematics; history of science; Emanuel Swedenborg 1688–1772 ; natural philosophy; History of philosophy; history of ideas; Filosofins historia; idéhistoria; History of science; Vetenskapshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : The Swedish natural philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg (1688–1772) thought in his early scientific career that the world was like a gigantic machine, following the laws of mechanics and geometry. The work presented here is a study of his mechanistic worldview and metaphorical way of thinking up to the year 1734, examining most of his fields of interest, from geometry and metaphysics to technology and mining engineering. LÄS MER