HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 6, PAGES 351--490, NOVEMBER 1979
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VOLUME 6, PAGES 351--490, NOVEMBER 1979


            

This issue is dedicated to Kurt-Reinhard Biermann on the occasion of his      

sixtieth birthday, with all best wishes for many years of continuing      

scholarship and leadership in the community of historians of mathematics.                  



Kurt-Reinhard Biermann: Dedication .................................... 351--354



Descartes and the Geometrization of Thought: The Methodological 

      Background of Descartes' Géométrie 

      Timothy Lenoir .................................................. 355--379



The First Example of a Recursive Function which is not Primitive 

      Recursive 

      C. Calude, S. Marcus, and I. Tevy ............................... 380--384



The Rejected Parts of Brouwer's Dissertation on the Foundations 

      of Mathematics 

      Walter P. Van Stigt ............................................. 385--404



Supplementary Notes on Medieval Islamic Multiplication Tables 

      David A. King ................................................... 405--417



A Remark on Euclid II, ll 

      Roger Fischler .................................................. 418--422



James Mills Peirce and the Cult of Quaternions 

      Hubert Kennedy .................................................. 423--429



Gauss on Infinity 

      William C. Waterhouse ........................................... 430--436



Ancient Portraits of Mathematicians 

      Warren W. Esty .................................................. 437--441



BOOK REVIEWS      



History of Non-Euclidean Geometry. The Development of the 

      Concept of Geometric Space, by B. A. Rozenfeld 

      (Boris M. Schein) ............................................... 460--464



Dear Russell--Dear Jourdain. A Commentary on Russell's Logic, 

      Based on his Correspondence with Philip Jourdain, by I. 

      Grattan-Guinness 

      (Ignacio Angelelli) ............................................. 464--466



A Critical Study of the Yang Hui Suan Fa; A Thirteenth-Century 

      Chinese Mathematical Treatise, by Lam Lay Yong 

      (Joseph Needham) ................................................ 466--468



Felix Klein and Sophus Lie, by I. M. Yaglom 

      (Samuel Kotz) ................................................... 468--469



Nikolai Ivanovich Fuss: 1755--1826, by V. I. Lysenko 

      (Esther R. Phillips) ............................................ 469--472



ABSTRACTS ............................................................. 473--479



INDEX OF AUTHORS OF ARTICLES AND REVIEWS 

      IN VOLUME 6 .......................................................... 486



INDEX OF AUTHORS OF PUBLICATIONS REVIEWED 

      AND ABSTRACTED IN VOLUME 6 ...................................... 487--490                              





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