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    Topology

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    this subject, while Euler is regarded as the founder of topology. Mathematicians such as August Ferdinand Möbius, Felix Christian Klein, Camille Marie Ennemond Jordan and others have contributed to this field of mathematics. The Möbius band, Klein bottle, and Jordan curve are all examples of objects commonly studied. These and other topics prove to be intricate and fascinating mathematical themes. Topologists are mathematicians who study qualitative questions about geometrical structures. They

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    Carl Friedrich Gauss

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    Carl Friedrich Gauss Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician and scientist who dominated the mathematical community during and after his lifetime. His outstanding work includes the discovery of the method of least squares, the discovery of non-Euclidean geometry, and important contributions to the theory of numbers. Born in Brunswick, Germany, on April 30, 1777, Johann Friedrich Carl Gauss showed early and unmistakable signs of being an extraordinary youth. As a child prodigy, he was self

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    Ernst Eduard Kummer was a German mathematician, born in January 29, 1810. He was born in the town of Soroa Brandenburg and in his life he acquired two wives. His first wife was Ottilie Menelssohn, and his second wife was Bertha Menelssohn. The very funny thing about these marriages was that Bertha Menelssohn and Ottilie Menelssohn were first cousins. Ernst Eduard Kummer ended up having 13 kids in his life with both of the Menelssoh cousins. During his life Ernst Kummer taught at many universities

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    century “...as a device for ringing bells at regular intervals in monasteries…” (Woodcock 883). During the 13th century the first authenticated clock appeared then 14th century came to popularizes clocks “…as common ornaments of the public building in German cities” (Woodcock 883). The early clocks were operated by weight and weren’t really accurate to depend on but during the 16th century, a greater reliability was achieved, the Hampton clock was the first accurate clock in the 1540’s. The Hampton clock

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    Mathematical Impacts

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    grand discovery was time, the landscape of experience.” He went further with his explanation of how important it was for humans to measure time, if it had been simple, humans would have, “lacked the incentive to study the heavens and to become mathematicians.” With the use of this curiosity, humans searched and learned how they worked. Math had made it possible to understand this aspect of the cosmos, yet there were some differences on how they really worked. The Greeks were the first to “propose

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    Fermat’s Last Theorem

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    Fermat’s Last Theorem The year is 1637. Pierre de Fermat sits in his library, huddled over a copy of Arithmetica written by the Greek mathematician Diaphantus in the third century A. D. Turning the page, Fermat comes across the Pythagorean equation: x 2 + y 2 = z 2. He leans back in his chair to think and wonders if this property is limited to the power of two only. He bends over the book again, scanning ahead through the pages to look for any clues. Suddenly, he begins writing intensely

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    Carl Friedrich Gauss

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    on the other hand was quite the contrary. She encouraged young Carl’s in his studies possibly because she had never been educated herself. (Eves 476) Gauss is regarded as the greatest mathematician of the nineteenth century and, along with Archimedes and Isaac Newton, one of the three greatest mathematicians of all time. (Eves 476) At a very early age Gauss showed signs of great mathematical things to come. At the age of only three years old he noticed arithmetic mistakes his father had made

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    Eduard Kummer Biography

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    physician and originally Ernst Kummer aspired to be like his him. After the very tragic loss, Kummer’s mom, Sophie, worked her hardest to raise him and his brothers and sisters. His sister, Rebecca Mendelssohn Bartholdy was married to the famous mathematician, Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet. Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet is known for the numbers theory. Dirichlet ... ... middle of paper ... ...mply because they had a larger role played in what they did. There are so many amazing men and women from

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    around you. These things are what you need to know, if you’re a scientists, to a grocery shop bagger. Ptolemy was a Greek man who became the man to set the future for astronomy. He was the third of the Alexandrian men, this group of scientists and mathematicians taught Alexander and his generals themselves. Living around 150 A.D., and being one of the Alexandrian men, he had access to knowledge no one at the time had. From the information that he had access to, and the framework that Aristotle provided

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    taught to English-speaking students is symbolic logic. How faithful is it when employed as a representation of the connectives they use and will use in their ordinary conversation and in most of their intellectual activity, at least if they are not mathematicians? How fruitful for their education? Is there a logic more faithful and likely to be more fruitful? A conference inviting us to relate philosophy and education makes those questions especially opportune. I Reviewing Strawson’s Introduction

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