Download e-book for kindle: Mathematizing Space: The Objects of Geometry from Antiquity by Vincenzo De Risi

By Vincenzo De Risi

This publication collects the papers of the convention held in Berlin, Germany, 27-29 August 2012, on 'Space, Geometry and the mind's eye from Antiquity to the trendy Age'. The convention used to be a joint attempt through the Max Planck Institute for the background of technology (Berlin) and the Centro die Ricerca Matematica Ennio De Giorgi (Pisa).

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