History of Mathematics

Course code

MLM7117.DT

old course code

MLM7117

Course title in Estonian

Matemaatika ajalugu

Course title in English

History of Mathematics

ECTS credits

4.0

Assessment form

assessment

lecturer of 2021/2022 Spring semester

lecturer not assigned

lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester

lecturer not assigned

Course aims

Major. To provide students with background knowledge of the history of mathematics and the main phases of its development. The development and attempts at reforming school mathematics in Estonia are also considered.

Brief description of the course

The rise of mathematics among ancient peoples. Mathematics in ancient Egypt, Babylon and Greece. Mathematics in China, India and Islamic countries. Mathematics in Western and Central Europe in VIII- XV centuries. Mathematics in Western and Central Europe in XVI - XVIII centuries. The development of mathematical symbolism. Mathematics in XIX and XX centuries. Attempts at reforming school mathematics in XX century. The rise of mathematics, mathematics literature and symbolism.

Learning outcomes in the course

Upon completing the course the student:

- knows facts of history of mathematics;

- is able to use literature in volume of the subject.

- knows facts of history of mathematics;

- is able to use literature in volume of the subject.

Teacher

Mart Abel

Additional information

Referaatide ettekanded toimuvad seminarides semestri viimastes loengutes.

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