HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 8, PAGES 235--388, AUGUST 1981
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VOLUME 8, PAGES 235--388, AUGUST 1981


                        



Ettore Carruccio---The Man and the Scientist 

      Bruno D'Amore ................................................... 235--242      



An Outline of the Life and Work of E. B. Christoffel (1829-1900) 

      Paul L. Butzer .................................................. 243--276



Methods and Traditions of Babylonian Mathematics: Plimpton 322, 

      Pythagorean Triples, and the Babylonian Triangle Parameter 

      Equations 

      Jöran Friberg ................................................... 277--318



Burali-Forti's Paradox: A Reappraisal of its Origins 

      Gregory H. Moore and Alejandro Garciadiego ...................... 319--350



BOOK REVIEWS      



Practical Geometry in the High Middle Ages: Artis Cuiuslibet      

      Consummatio and the Pratike de Geometrie,} edited by

      Stephen K. Victor 

      (Edith Sylla) ................................................... 368--375



Georg Cantor. His Mathematics and Philosophy of the Infinite, 

      by Joseph Warren Dauben 

      (Thomas Hawkins) ................................................ 368--375



Sadi Carnot et L'Essor de la Thermodynamique. Table Ronde du 

      Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 

      (Erwin Hiebert) ................................................. 375--377      



Die Pythagoreer: Religiöse Bruderschaft und Schule der      

      Wissenschaft, by B. L. Van der Waerden 

      (John Dillon) ................................................... 377--378



ABSTRACTS.............................................................. 379--383                              



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