Alfred Tarski: Early Work in Poland—Geometry and Teaching by Andrew McFarland,Joanna McFarland,James Smith,Ivor

By Andrew McFarland,Joanna McFarland,James Smith,Ivor Grattan-Guinness

Alfred Tarski (1901–1983) was once a well known Polish/American mathematician, an enormous of the 20 th century, who helped identify the principles of geometry, set thought, version idea, algebraic common sense and common algebra. all through his profession, he taught arithmetic and common sense at universities and occasionally in secondary colleges. a lot of his writings ahead of 1939 have been in Polish and remained inaccessible to so much mathematicians and historians till now.

This self-contained booklet specializes in Tarski’s early contributions to geometry and arithmetic schooling, together with the well-known Banach–Tarski paradoxical decomposition of a sphere in addition to high-school mathematical issues and pedagogy. those issues are major considering Tarski’s later learn on geometry and its foundations stemmed partly from his early employment as a high-school arithmetic instructor and teacher-trainer. The e-book includes cautious translations and lots more and plenty newly exposed social historical past of those works written in the course of Tarski’s years in Poland.

Alfred Tarski: Early paintings in Poland serves the mathematical, academic, philosophical and ancient groups by means of publishing Tarski’s early writings in a widely obtainable shape, offering heritage from archival paintings in Poland and updating Tarski’s bibliography.

Show description

Read Online or Download Alfred Tarski: Early Work in Poland—Geometry and Teaching PDF

Similar logic books

Using Event-B for Critical Device Software Systems

Defining a brand new improvement life-cycle technique, including a suite of linked innovations and instruments to increase hugely serious structures utilizing formal thoughts, this e-book adopts a rigorous safeguard review procedure explored through numerous layers (from standards research to computerized resource code generation).

GED Mathematical Reasoning Test For Dummies

Equipment as much as weigh down the GED Mathematical try out Does the concept of taking the GED Mathematical Reasoning try make you vulnerable? worry now not! With the aid of GED Mathematical Reasoning try out For Dummies, you will get up to the mark at the new constitution and computer-based structure of the GED and achieve the arrogance and information to make the Mathematical Reasoning attempt your minion.

Recent Developments in the Philosophy of Science: EPSA13 Helsinki (European Studies in Philosophy of Science)

This quantity showcases the simplest of modern examine within the philosophy of technology. A compilation of papers provided on the EPSA thirteen, it explores a extensive distribution of issues equivalent to causation, truthlikeness, clinical illustration, gender-specific drugs,  laws of nature, technology investment and the knowledge of crowds.

Residuation Theory (International Series in Pure and Applied Mathematics)

Residuation conception goals to give a contribution to literature within the box of ordered algebraic constructions, specially almost about residual mappings. The booklet is split into 3 chapters. bankruptcy 1 makes a speciality of ordered units; directed units; semilattices; lattices; and entire lattices. bankruptcy 2 tackles Baer earrings; Baer semigroups; Foulis semigroups; residual mappings; the proposal of involution; and Boolean algebras.

Additional info for Alfred Tarski: Early Work in Poland—Geometry and Teaching

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.37 of 5 – based on 22 votes