A Delicate Balance: Global Perspectives on Innovation and Tradition in the History of Mathematics

A Festschrift in Honor of Joseph W. Dauben

  • David E. Rowe
  • Wann-Sheng Horng

Part of the Trends in the History of Science book series (TRENDSHISTORYSCIENCE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Set Theory and Foundations of Mathematics

  3. On the Boundaries of Mathematics and Physics

  4. European Mathematics in Transition

  5. Mathematics and its History in Modern Cultures

  6. Traditional Chinese Mathematics

  7. Chinese Mathematics: Transmissions and Transformations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 361-361
  8. Selected Bibliography of Joseph W. Dauben, and Contributors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 417-417
    2. D. E. Rowe, W. S. Horng
      Pages 419-425
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 427-428

About this book


Joseph W. Dauben, a leading authority on the history of mathematics in Europe, China, and North America, has played a pivotal role in promoting international scholarship over the last forty years. This Festschrift volume, showcasing recent historical research by leading experts on three continents, offers a global perspective on important themes in this field.


Festschrift Global perspectives History of Mathematics Joseph W. Dauben Set theory

Editors and affiliations

  • David E. Rowe
    • 1
  • Wann-Sheng Horng
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für MathematikJohannes Gutenberg UniversitätMainzGermany
  2. 2.National Taiwan Normal University Dept.of MathematicsTaipeiTaiwan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Birkhäuser, Cham
  • eBook Packages Mathematics and Statistics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-12029-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-12030-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2297-2951
  • Series Online ISSN 2297-296X
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