851-0181-00L  A New History of Greek Mathematics

SemesterFrühjahrssemester 2021
DozierendeR. Wagner
Periodizitäteinmalige Veranstaltung

KurzbeschreibungThis 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.
LernzielThe 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.
InhaltWe will follow extracts from Reviel Netz's upcoming monograph entitled "A new history of Greek mathematics".