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Contents
List of Boxes, Tables, and Figures
viii
Synoptic Contents
x
General Editor and Author
xv
General Introduction
D. P. Chattopadhyaya
xvii
Preface
xxvii
Introduction
xxxv
I
The Nature of Mathematical Proof
1 Euclid and Hilbert
3
2 Proof vs Pramāņa
59
II
The Calculus in India
3 Infinite Series and p
109
4 Time, Latitude, Longitude, and the Globe
201
5 Navigation: Kamāl or Rāpalagai
239
III
Transmission of the Calculus to Europe
6 Models of Information Transmission
267
7 How and Why the Calculus Was Imported into Europe
321
8 Numbers in Calculus, Algorismus, and Computers
375
IV
The Contemporary Relevance of the Revised History
9 Math Wars and the Epistemic Divide in Mathematics
411
A Distributions, Renormalization, and Shocks
425
Index
459

 

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