Selected Essays on Pre- and Early Modern Mathematical Practice

  • Jens Høyrup

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Main Roads and Odd Corners

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jens Høyrup
      Pages 3-30
  3. Oblique Glances and Birds-Eye Views

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 479-479
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 935-969

About this book


This book presents a broad selection of articles mainly published during the last two decades on a variety of topics within the history of mathematics, mostly focusing on particular aspects of mathematical practice. This book is of interest to, and provides methodological inspiration for, historians of science or mathematics and students of these disciplines.


Mathematical Practice Mesopotamian Mathematics Practictioners' Mathematics Abbacus School Mathematics History of Algebra Historiography of Mathematics

Authors and affiliations

  • Jens Høyrup
    • 1
  1. 1.Section for Philosophy and Science StudiesRoskilde UniversityRoskildeDenmark

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking