A New History of Greek Mathematics
|Spring Semester 2021
|Language of instruction
|A New History of Greek Mathematics
|This course will review parts of the history of ancient Greek mathematics, evaluate its characteristic features, attempt to explain them, and reflect on their relation to contemporary mathematics.
|The students will have an overview knowledge of Greek mathematics, and will be able to reflect on it in historical terms and in relation to modern mathematics.
|We will follow extracts from Reviel Netz's upcoming monograph entitled "A new history of Greek mathematics".
|Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
|graded semester performance
|Language of examination
|Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
|Additional information on mode of examination
|The course will be graded based on weekly homework tasks.
|No public learning materials available.
|Only public learning materials are listed.
|No information on groups available.
|120 at the most