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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

MATH108 PZ - History of Mathematics

Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Staff (Pitzer)

Offered: Alternate years

Description: A survey of the history of mathematics from antiquity to the present. Topics emphasized will include: the development of the idea of proof, the “analytic method” of algebra, the invention of the calculus, the psychology of mathematical discovery, and the interactions between mathematics and philosophy.

Prerequisite(s): MATH019 HM