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Struik, Dirk J. (Dirk Jan) 1894-2000

Works: 180 works in 701 publications in 16 languages and 11,502 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Outlines and syllabi 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Correspondent, Contributor
Classifications: QA21, 510.09
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A concise history of mathematics by Dirk J Struik( Book )

169 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 14 languages and held by 3,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autor, původem Holanďan, posléze profesor na massachusettském technologickém institutu v USA, je komunista. Dokonce měl podíl na vydání některých Marxových a Engelsových děl v USA. Marxistické hledisko se projevuje i v jehopojetí dějin matematiky. Nechápe je izolovaně, ale v kulturních a společenských souvislostcch. Zahrnují vývoj od počátku až po devatenácté století. Odstavce o vývoji matematiky v našich zemích napsali překladatelé
A source book in mathematics, 1200-1800 by Dirk J Struik( Book )

40 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on classical differential geometry by Dirk J Struik( Book )

70 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yankee science in the making by Dirk J Struik( Book )

33 editions published between 1948 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birth of the Communist manifesto, with full text of the Manifesto, all prefaces by Marx and Engels, early drafts by Engels and other supplementary material by Karl Marx( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1993 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full text of the "Manifesto", all prefaces by Marx and Engels, early drafts by Engels and other supplementary material
Lectures on analytic and projective geometry by Dirk J Struik( Book )

18 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and Korean and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a historic approach taken by instructors at MIT, this text is geared toward junior and senior undergraduate courses in analytic and projective geometry. Starting with concepts concerning points on a line and lines through a point, it proceeds to the geometry of plane and space, leading up to conics and quadrics developed within the context of metrical, affine, and projective transformations. The algebraic treatment is occasionally exchanged for a synthetic approach, and the connection of the geometrical material with other fields is frequently noted. Prerequisites for this treatment include three semesters of calculus and analytic geometry. Special exercises at the end of the book introduce students to interesting peripheral problems, and solutions are provided
The land of Stevin and Huygens ; a sketch of science and technology in the Dutch Republic during the Golden Century by Dirk J Struik( Book )

22 editions published between 1958 and 1981 in English and Dutch and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschiedenis van de wetenschap en techniek in de Nederlanden tijdens de Gouden Eeuw
The origins of American science (New England) by Dirk J Struik( Book )

6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in die neueren methoden der differentialgeometrie by J. A Schouten( Book )

36 editions published between 1924 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johann Kepler, 1571-1630; a tercentenary commemoration of his life and work by History of Science Society( Book )

9 editions published between 1931 and 1968 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of linear connections by Dirk J Struik( Book )

11 editions published in 1934 in English and Italian and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph intends to give a general survey of the different branches of the geometry of linear displacements which so far have received attention', The material on this new type of differential geometry has grown so rapidly in re cent years that it is impossible, not only to be complete, but even to do justice to the work of the different authors, so that a selection had to be made, We hope, however, that enough territory is covered to enable the reader to understand the present state of the theory in the essential points, The author wishes to thank several mathematicians who have helped hirn with remarks and suggestions; especially Dr. J.A. SCHOUTEN of Delft and Dr. N. HANSEN BALL of Princeton. Cambridge, Mass., October 1933. D.J. STRUIK. Contents. Page Introduction ... I. Algebra ... 5 1. Vectors and tensors in E n 5 2. Densities ... 6 3. Measuring vectors . 7 4. Point algebra. . . 8 5. The general manifold X" 9 6. Non-holonomic measuring vectors . 10 7. Pseudotensors ... 12 11. Affine connections ... 13 1. The principle of displacement 13 2. Affine displacement Ln 14 3. Torsion. ... . 17 4. WEYL connection . 18 5. Metrical connection 19 6. Curvature. . . 19 7. Integrability 20 8. Some identities 21 9. Non-holonomic systems 22 10. Transformation groups 23 IH. Connections associated with differential equations 24 1. Paths ... 24 2. Projective transformations 25 3. THoMAs parameters
Grundzüge der Mehrdimensionalen Differentialgeometrie in Direkter Darstellung by Dirk J Struik( Book )

13 editions published in 1922 in German and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liber desideratus, 1494 by Guillermus Aegidii( Book )

8 editions published in 1965 in English and Latin and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considerations about the certainty of knowledge by Ė Kolʹman( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic and philosophic manuscripts of 1844 by Karl Marx( Book )

19 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Marx explains how, under capitalism, people rely on labor to live. In the past people could rely on nature itself for their natural needs; in modern society, if one wants to eat, one must work: it is only through money that one may survive. Thus [a person] becomes a slave to his wages. It is only through his work that he can find enough money to continue to live; but he doesn't simply live, he actually only survives, as a worker. Labor is only used to create more wealth, instead of achieving the fulfillment of human nature."
For Dirk Struik : scientific, historical, and political essays in honor of Dirk J. Struik by R. S Cohen( Book )

8 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bevat: Annie Romein-Verschoor : Wat is burgerlijk? Analysis of a dutch concept
Shu xue shi by Si te la ke( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mechanization of the world picture by E. J Dijksterhuis( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Leidse hoogleraar (1892-1965) schrijft de geschiedenis van de natuurwetenschappen van de Griekse natuurfilosofen tot en met Newton
Looking forward; outlines for discussion and action, 1937 by Harry W Laidler( Book )

2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concise History of Mathematics Fourth Revised Edition by Dirk J Struik( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compact, well-written history ? first published in 1948, and now in its fourth revised edition ? describes the main trends in the development of all fields of mathematics from the first available records to the middle of the 20th century. Students, researchers, historians, specialists ? in short, everyone with an interest in mathematics ? will find it engrossing and stimulating. Beginning with the ancient Near East, the author traces the ideas and techniques developed in Egypt, Babylonia, China, and Arabia, looking into such manuscripts as the Egyptian Papyrus Rhind, the Ten Classics of China, and the Siddhantas of India. He considers Greek and Roman developments from their beginnings in Ionian rationalism to the fall of Constantinople; covers medieval European ideas and Renaissance trends; analyzes 17th- and 18th-century contributions; and offers an illuminating exposition of 19th century concepts. Every important figure in mathematical history is dealt with ? Euclid, Archimedes, Diophantus, Omar Khayyam, Boethius, Fermat, Pascal, Newton, Leibniz, Fourier, Gauss, Riemann, Cantor, and many others. For this latest edition, Dr. Struik has both revised and updated the existing text, and also added a new chapter on the mathematics of the first half of the 20th century. Concise coverage is given to set theory, the influence of relativity and quantum theory, tensor calculus, the Lebesgue integral, the calculus of variations, and other important ideas and concepts. The book concludes with the beginnings of the computer era and the seminal work of von Neumann, Turing, Wiener, and others. "The author's ability as a first-class historian as well as an able mathematician has enabled him to produce a work which is unquestionably one of the best." ? Nature Magazine
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A concise history of mathematics
Alternative Names
Dirk Jan Struik Dutch mathematician

Dirk Strojk

Dirk Struik niederländischer Mathematiker

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Strojk, D. Ja. 1894-2000

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Struik, D. J. (Dirk Jan), 1894-

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Struik, D. Ja. 1894-2000

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Struik, Dirk J.

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Struik, Dirk J. (Dirk Jan), 1894-

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Дирк Стројк

Стройк, Д. Я dz. 1894

Стройк, Д. Я. (Дирк Ян), dz. 1894

ديرك ج. سترويك، 1894-2000

دیرک استرویک

ستروك، ديرك ج.، 1894-2000

ストルイク, D. J

Lectures on classical differential geometryYankee science in the makingLectures on analytic and projective geometryThe land of Stevin and Huygens ; a sketch of science and technology in the Dutch Republic during the Golden CenturyFor Dirk Struik : scientific, historical, and political essays in honor of Dirk J. Struik