Kerala mathematics : history and its possible transmission to Europe / edited by George Gheverghese Joseph.

Author
International Workshop on Medieval Kerala Mathematics: Historical Relevance and Possibilities of Transmission of Europe (2005 : Trivandrum, India) [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Delhi : B.R. Pub. Corp., 2009.
Description
viii, 328 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Summary note
Papers presented at the International Workshop on Medieval Kerala Mathematics : Historical Relevance and Possibilities of Transmission of Europe, held at Trivandrum in December 2005.
Notes
"Published with the assistance of Kerala Council for Historical Research ... and Arts and Humanities Research Board, U.K."
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
pt. 1. The Kerala School of mathematics and astronomy : the social and historical contexts -- pt. 2. Work of the Kerala school of mathematics and astronomy : some exemplars -- pt. 3. Establishing transmissions and other philosophical and methodological issues -- pt. 4. Earlier transmission of mathematics from India and parallel developments elsewhere -- pt. 5. The Jesuit conduit : the background and evidence.
ISBN
  • 817646662X
  • 9788176466622
LCCN
2009311037
OCLC
301889484
RCP
N - O