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MA408 – History of Mathematics

A study of selected developments in the history of mathematics and the role of mathematics in different cultures across time. The course often draws on original sources and traces the relationships among different fields within mathematics through the in-depth study of major unifying results. When used to fulfill the capstone requirement for the mathematics department, the course must be taken in the senior year.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 321 and 375.

Offerings

TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Spring 2018 Block 7 History of Mathematics Robin Wilson TBA 25/18 12/15/2017