Kline, Morris 19081992
Overview
Works:  146 works in 861 publications in 8 languages and 22,602 library holdings 

Genres:  History Popular works Conference papers and proceedings Miscellanea Humor 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Author of introduction, win, Other 
Classifications:  QA21, 510.9 
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Most widely held works about
Morris Kline
 Review of Morris Kline's Mathematics, the loss of certainty by H. A Pogorzelski( Book )
Most widely held works by
Morris Kline
Mathematical thought from ancient to modern times by
Morris Kline(
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69 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 2,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the development of mathematics from its beginnings in Babylonia and ancient Egypt to the work of Riemann and Godel in modern times
69 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 2,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the development of mathematics from its beginnings in Babylonia and ancient Egypt to the work of Riemann and Godel in modern times
Mathematics in Western culture by
Morris Kline(
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121 editions published between 1872 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Schr. stelt dat de wiskunde een grote rol heeft gespeeld bij de ontwikkeling van kunst en cultuur in de Westerse beschaving
121 editions published between 1872 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Schr. stelt dat de wiskunde een grote rol heeft gespeeld bij de ontwikkeling van kunst en cultuur in de Westerse beschaving
Mathematics, the loss of certainty by
Morris Kline(
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58 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
58 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics and the physical world by
Morris Kline(
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53 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Kline is a firstclass teacher and an able writer. ... This is an enlarging and a brilliant book." {u2015} Scientific American "Dr. Morris Kline has succeeded brilliantly in explaining the nature of much that is basic in math, and how it is used in science." {u2015} San Francisco ChronicleSince the major branches of mathematics grew and expanded in conjunction with science, the most effective way to appreciate and understand mathematics is in terms of the study of nature. Unfortunately, the relationship of mathematics to the study of nature is neglected in dry, techniqueoriented textbooks, and it has remained for Professor Morris Kline to describe the simultaneous growth of mathematics and the physical sciences in this remarkable book. In a manner that reflects both erudition and enthusiasm, the author provides a stimulating account of the development of basic mathematics from arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry, to calculus, differential equations, and the nonEuclidean geometries. At the same time, Dr. Kline shows how mathematics is used in optics, astronomy, motion under the law of gravitation, acoustics, electromagnetism, and other phenomena. Historical and biographical materials are also included, while mathematical notation has been kept to a minimum. This is an excellent presentation of mathematical ideas from the time of the Greeks to the modern era. It will be of great interest to the mathematically inclined high school and college student, as well as to any reader who wants to understand {u2015} perhaps for the first time {u2015} the true greatness of mathematical achievements
53 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Kline is a firstclass teacher and an able writer. ... This is an enlarging and a brilliant book." {u2015} Scientific American "Dr. Morris Kline has succeeded brilliantly in explaining the nature of much that is basic in math, and how it is used in science." {u2015} San Francisco ChronicleSince the major branches of mathematics grew and expanded in conjunction with science, the most effective way to appreciate and understand mathematics is in terms of the study of nature. Unfortunately, the relationship of mathematics to the study of nature is neglected in dry, techniqueoriented textbooks, and it has remained for Professor Morris Kline to describe the simultaneous growth of mathematics and the physical sciences in this remarkable book. In a manner that reflects both erudition and enthusiasm, the author provides a stimulating account of the development of basic mathematics from arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry, to calculus, differential equations, and the nonEuclidean geometries. At the same time, Dr. Kline shows how mathematics is used in optics, astronomy, motion under the law of gravitation, acoustics, electromagnetism, and other phenomena. Historical and biographical materials are also included, while mathematical notation has been kept to a minimum. This is an excellent presentation of mathematical ideas from the time of the Greeks to the modern era. It will be of great interest to the mathematically inclined high school and college student, as well as to any reader who wants to understand {u2015} perhaps for the first time {u2015} the true greatness of mathematical achievements
Why Johnny can't add: the failure of the new math by
Morris Kline(
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51 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A refutation of the new math theory
51 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A refutation of the new math theory
Mathematics and the search for knowledge by
Morris Kline(
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35 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores how mathematics, the most abstract of human inventions, describes the concrete behaviour of the world
35 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores how mathematics, the most abstract of human inventions, describes the concrete behaviour of the world
Mathematics in the modern world; readings from Scientific American by
Morris Kline(
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23 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben shu shi yi ben wen ji,Suo shou ji shi pian wen zhang de zuo zhe you shi dai de da shi,Ye you zai mou yi fang mian you xiang dang cheng jiu de ke xue jia,Ke pu zuo jia he xin wen ji zhe,Quan shu fen wu ge bu fen,Bao kuo:shu xue ben xing,Chuan ji,Ji ge shu xue fen zhi,Shu xue ji chu,Shu xue de yi yi
23 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben shu shi yi ben wen ji,Suo shou ji shi pian wen zhang de zuo zhe you shi dai de da shi,Ye you zai mou yi fang mian you xiang dang cheng jiu de ke xue jia,Ke pu zuo jia he xin wen ji zhe,Quan shu fen wu ge bu fen,Bao kuo:shu xue ben xing,Chuan ji,Ji ge shu xue fen zhi,Shu xue ji chu,Shu xue de yi yi
Mathematics: a cultural approach by
Morris Kline(
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16 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calculus : an intuitive and physical approach by
Morris Kline(
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34 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Applicationoriented introduction relates the subject as closely as possible to science. Indepth explorations of the derivative, the differentiation and integration of the powers of x, theorems on differentiation and antidifferentiation, the chain rule and examinations of trigonometric functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, techniques of integration, polar coordinates, much more. Examples. 1967 edition. Solution guide available upon request
34 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Applicationoriented introduction relates the subject as closely as possible to science. Indepth explorations of the derivative, the differentiation and integration of the powers of x, theorems on differentiation and antidifferentiation, the chain rule and examinations of trigonometric functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, techniques of integration, polar coordinates, much more. Examples. 1967 edition. Solution guide available upon request
Why the professor can't teach : mathematics and the dilemma of university education by
Morris Kline(
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10 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics for the nonmathematician by
Morris Kline(
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20 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book provides the student with a detailed treatment of mathematics in a cultural and historical context. The book is also a selfstudy vehicle for bright high school students and laymen
20 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book provides the student with a detailed treatment of mathematics in a cultural and historical context. The book is also a selfstudy vehicle for bright high school students and laymen
Electromagnetic theory and geometrical optics by
Morris Kline(
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26 editions published between 1962 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
26 editions published between 1962 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics : an introduction to its spirit and use : readings from Scientific American by
Morris Kline(
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16 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An essay on the foundations of geometry by
Bertrand Russell(
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10 editions published between 1897 and 1956 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic of science provides both an insight into the foundations of Russell's philosophical thinking and an introduction to the philosophy of mathematics and logic. As such it will be an invaluable resource not only for students of philosophy, but also for those interested in Russell's philosophical development
10 editions published between 1897 and 1956 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic of science provides both an insight into the foundations of Russell's philosophical thinking and an introduction to the philosophy of mathematics and logic. As such it will be an invaluable resource not only for students of philosophy, but also for those interested in Russell's philosophical development
Mathematics for liberal arts by
Morris Kline(
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10 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction to mathematics; a survey emphasizing mathematical ideas and their relations to other fields of knowledge by
Hollis R Cooley(
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4 editions published between 1937 and 1949 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1937 and 1949 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory of electromagnetic waves; a symposium by
New York University(
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14 editions published between 1951 and 1965 in English and Spanish and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published between 1951 and 1965 in English and Spanish and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El pensamiento matemático : de la antigüedad a nuestros días by
Morris Kline(
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21 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
21 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical thought from ancient to modern times by
Morris Kline(
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11 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical thought from ancient to modern times by
Morris Kline(
Book
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4 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This comprehensive history traces the development of mathematical ideas and the careers of the men responsible for them. Volume 1 looks at the discipline's origins in Babylon and Egypt, the creation of geometry and trigonometry by the Greeks, and the role of mathematics in the medieval and early modern periods. Volume 2 focuses on calculus, the rise of analysis in the 19th century, and the number theories of Dedekind and Dirichlet. The concluding volume covers the revival of projective geometry, the emergence of abstract algebra, the beginnings of topology, and the influence of Godel on recent
4 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This comprehensive history traces the development of mathematical ideas and the careers of the men responsible for them. Volume 1 looks at the discipline's origins in Babylon and Egypt, the creation of geometry and trigonometry by the Greeks, and the role of mathematics in the medieval and early modern periods. Volume 2 focuses on calculus, the rise of analysis in the 19th century, and the number theories of Dedekind and Dirichlet. The concluding volume covers the revival of projective geometry, the emergence of abstract algebra, the beginnings of topology, and the influence of Godel on recent
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Alternative Names
Klajn, M.
Klajn, Moris 19081992
Kline, Morris
Kline, Morris, 1908
Morris Kline American mathematician
Morris Kline Amerikaans wiskundige
Morris Kline matemático estadounidense
Morris Kline matematico statunitense
Morris Kline mathématicien américain
Morris Kline USamerikanischer Mathematiker
Клайн, Морис
موریس کلاین ریاضیدان آمریکایی
클라인, 모리스 19081992
クライン, M
クライン, モーリス
莫里斯·克莱因
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