Topics include Euclidean and non-Euclidean Geometries, Analytic Geometry, the role of Geometry in Physics, Projective Geometry, Differential Geometry and Topology.
Diagrams by Ruth Adler. 419p. Bibliography. Index. Answers to exercises.
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In the seventeenth century, a vision arose which was to captivate the Western imagination for the next three hundred years: the vision of Cosmopolis, a society as rationally ordered as the Newtonian view of nature.
Bibliographic Notes. Index. 228p.
Stephen Toulmin confronts that agenda—its illusions and its consequences for our present and future world.