From Weber to van der Waerden

  • Jeremy Gray
Part of the Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series book series (SUMS)


This chapter includes a commentary on the opening chapter of Corry’s Modern algebra and the rise of mathematical structures, and more particularly his paper ‘From Algebra (1895) to Moderne Algebra (1930): Changing Conceptions of a Discipline. We also explore van der Waerden’s paper ‘On the sources of my book Moderne Algebra’.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeremy Gray
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  1. 1.School of Mathematics and StatisticsThe Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK
  2. 2.Mathematics InstituteUniversity of WarwickCoventryUK

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