Scientific Sources and Teaching Contexts Throughout History: Problems and Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-94-007-5121-7 (Print) 978-94-007-5122-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-15

    General Introduction

  3. Holistic Approach

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-40

      The Teaching Context and Reading from the 16th to the 19th Centuries: The Role of the Memorization of Texts in Learning

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      Pages 41-66

      Teaching and Learning Medicine and Exorcism at Uruk During the Hellenistic Period

  4. Critical Approach

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-94

      Does a Master Always Write for His Students? Some Evidence from Old Babylonian Scribal Schools

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      Pages 95-121

      In What Sense Did Theon’s Commentary on the Almagest Have a Didactic Purpose?

  5. Comparative Approach

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-153

      Relationships Between French “Practical Arithmetics” and Teaching?

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      Pages 155-185

      On the Transmission of Mathematical Knowledge in Versified Form in China

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      Pages 187-214

      Mathematical Progress or Mathematical Teaching? Bilingualism and Printing in European Renaissance Mathematics

  6. Zooming Approach

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 215-215

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      Pages 217-246

      Leonardo of Pisa and the Liber Abaci. Biographical Elements and the Project of the Work

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      Pages 247-271

      Didactical Dimensions of Mathematical Problems: Weighted Distribution in a Vietnamese Mathematical Treatise

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      Pages 273-301

      Learning and Teaching Medicine in Late Imperial China

  7. Postface

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 303-303

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      Pages 305-324

      On the Sources of the Historian of Science from the Perspective of a History of Education

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 325-334