© 1996

Hermann Günther Graßmann (1809–1877): Visionary Mathematician, Scientist and Neohumanist Scholar

Papers from a Sesquicentennial Conference

  • Gert Schubring

Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 187)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. Biography

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Albrecht Beutelspacher
      Pages 3-6
  3. Emergence of Grassmann’s Ideas and Their Context

  4. Historical Influences of Grassmann’s Work

About this book


In this volume specialists in mathematics, physics, and linguistics present the first comprehensive analysis of the ideas and influence of Hermann G. Graßmann (1809-1877), the remarkable universalist whose work recast the foundations of these disciplines and shaped the course of their modern development.


Algebra of Logic Germany Hermann von Helmholtz history of mathematics logic

Editors and affiliations

  • Gert Schubring
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BielefeldUSA

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