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    Otterbein University
   
 
  Feb 21, 2018
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MATH 3540 - History and Philosophy of Mathematics

Hours: 4
A survey of the history and philosophy of mathematics with holistic attention to its chronological evolution, conceptual development, and foundational structure. Mathematical landmarks from antiquity to present times will be examined and placed in historical context. Emphasis will be on the historical interrelationships between mathematics, culture, theology, philosophy, and science.
Prerequisites: MATH 3000 or 3200 or 3700.
Notes: Offered alternate years in Fall.