The Thirteen Books of the Elements, Vol. 3

The Thirteen Books of the Elements, Vol. 3

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Overview

This is the definitive edition of one of the very greatest classics of all time—the full Euclid, not an abridgement. Utilizing the text established by Heiberg, Sir Thomas Heath encompasses almost 2500 years of mathematical and historical study upon Euclid.
This unabridged republication of the original enlarged edition contains the complete English text of all 13 books of the Elements, plus a critical apparatus which analyzes each definition, postulate, and proposition in great detail. It covers textual and linguistic matters; mathematical anayses of Euclid's ideas; classical, medieval, Renaissance, modern commentators; refutations, supports, extrapolations, reinterpretations, and historical notes, all given with extensive quotes.
"The textbook that shall really replace Euclid has not yet been written and probably never will be," Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486600901
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 06/01/1956
Series: Dover Books on Mathematics , #3
Edition description: See Volume 1
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 216,580
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

BOOK X. INTRODUCTORY NOTE
DEFINITIONS I.
PROPOSITIONS I?47
DEFINITIONS II.
PROPOSITIONS 48?84
DEFINITIONS III.
PROPOSITIONS 85?115
ANCIENT EXTENSIONS OF THEORY OF BOOK X
BOOK XI. DEFINITIONS
PROPOSITIONS
BOOK XII. HISTORICAL NOTE
PROPOSITIONS
BOOK XIII. HISTORICAL NOTE
PROPOSITIONS
"APPENDIX. I. THE SO-CALLED "BOOK XIV." (BY HYPSICLES)"
II. "NOTE ON THE SO-CALLED "BOOK XV."
GENERAL INDEX : GREEK
" " " ENGLISH"

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