**Archimedes**

by Thomas Little Heath

1920**ISBN/ASIN**: B005GAFJDW**Number of pages**: 76

**Description**:

History and tradition know Archimedes almost exclusively as the inventor of a number of ingenious mechanical appliances, things which naturally appeal more to the popular imagination than the subtleties of pure mathematics.And it is to be feared that few who are not experts in the history of mathematics have any acquaintance with the details of the original discoveries in mathematics of the greatest mathematician of antiquity, perhaps the greatest mathematical genius that the world has ever seen.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(multiple formats)

Download mirrors:**Mirror 1**

## Similar books

**A Brief History of Mathematics**

by

**Karl Fink**-

**Open Court Publishing Company**

The book is intended to give students of mathematics an historical survey of the elementary parts of this science and to furnish the teacher of the elements opportunity to review connectedly points for the most part long familiar to him.

(

**8808**views)

**An Episodic History of Mathematics**

by

**Steven G. Krantz**-

**Mathematical Association of America**

A series of snapshots of the history of mathematics from ancient times to the twentieth century. The intent is to give the reader a sense of mathematical culture and history. The book abounds with stories, and personalities play a strong role.

(

**13795**views)

**Men of Mathematics**

by

**E.T. Bell**-

**Archive.org**

Nature Professor E. T. Bell has written a fascinating book. The amount of biographical details and of mathematics that he has compressed into a volume of 600 pages is extraordinary ... he carries the reader along; he whets the appetite.

(

**22937**views)

**A History of Greek Mathematics**

by

**Thomas Little Heath**-

**Clarendon Press**

It is the author's confident hope that this book will give a fresh interest to the story of Greek mathematics in the eyes both of mathematicians and of classical scholars. Greek mathematics reveals an important aspect of the Greek genius.

(

**10970**views)