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Non-Euclidean Geometry: A Critical and Historical Study of its Development

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Non-Euclidean Geometry: A Critical and Historical Study of its Development
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Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company
ISBN/ASIN: 0486600270
Number of pages: 292

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Examines various attempts to prove Euclid's parallel postulate - by the Greeks, Arabs and Renaissance mathematicians. Ranging through the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, it considers forerunners and founders such as Saccheri, Lambert, Legendre, W. Bolyai, Gauss, Schweikart, Taurinus, J. Bolyai and Lobachewsky.

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