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.; Högskolan i Borås.; 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; history of mathematics; euclidean geometry; matematikhistoria;

    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; Uppsala universitet.; [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. Världsmaskinen. Emanuel Swedenborgs naturfilosofi

    Detta är en avhandling från Bokförlaget Nya Doxa

    Författare :David Dunér; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [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 : Popular Abstract in Swedish Inledningen syftar till att ge en översikt över Swedenborgs levnadslopp och ge en viss orientering i litteraturen kring honom. Det visar sig att det saknas en grundlig idéhistorisk studie över hans tidiga mekanistiska naturfilosofi. LÄS MER

  4. 4. 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; Uppsala universitet.; [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

  5. 5. Mathematical Reasoning : In physics and real-life context

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg

    Författare :Helena Johansson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Creative mathematical reasoning; Descriptive statistics; Differential item functioning; Figurative context; Imitative reasoning; Mathematical Reasoning Requirements; Mathematics tasks; National tests; Physics tasks; Real-life context; T-test; Upper secondary school;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is a compilation of four papers in which mathematical reasoning is examined in various contexts, in which mathematics is an integral part. It is known from previous studies that a focus on rote learning and procedural mathematical reasoning hamper students’ learning of mathematics. LÄS MER