Al-Kashi's Mifta? Al-?Isab, Volume I: Arithmetic - Aydin Nuh; Hammoudi Lakhdar | Libro Birkhäuser 08/2020 - HOEPLI.it


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Al-Kashi's Mifta? al-?isab, Volume I: Arithmetic Translation and Commentary

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Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Editore:

Birkhäuser

Pubblicazione: 08/2020
Edizione: 1st ed. 2019





Sommario

Preface.- Introduction.- The Miftah Translation.- Glossary.- References.




Trama

Jamshid al-Kashi’s Mifta? al-?isab (Key to Arithmetic) was largely unknown to researchers until the mid-20th century, and has not been translated to English until now. This book begins a multi-volume set that finally brings al-Kashi’s groundbreaking textbook to English audiences in its entirety. As soon as it was studied by modern researchers, it changed some false assumptions about the history of certain topics in mathematics. Written as a textbook for students of mathematics, accounting, engineering, and architecture, Miftah covers a wide range of topics in arithmetic, geometry, and algebra. By sharing al-Kashi’s most comprehensive work with a wider audience, this book will help establish a more complete history of mathematics, and extend al-Kashi’s influence into the 21st century and beyond.

The book opens by briefly recounting al-Kashi’s biography, so as to situate readers in the work’s rich historical context. His impressive status in the kingdom of Ulugh Beg is detailed, as well as his contributions to both mathematics and astronomy. As a master calculator and astronomer, al-Kashi’s calculations of 2p and sin(1°) were by far the most accurate for almost two centuries. His law of cosines is still studied in schools today.  The authenticity of this translation contributes to the understanding and appreciation of al-Kashi’s esteemed place in the scientific world. A side-by-side presentation of the source manuscript—one of the oldest known copies—and the English translation is provided on each page. Detailed footnotes are also provided throughout, which will offer readers an even deeper look at the text’s mathematical and historical basis.

Researchers and students of the history of mathematics will find this volume indispensable in filling in a frequently overlooked time period and region. This volume will also provide anybody interested in the history of Islamic culture with an insightful look at one of the mathematical world’s most neglected figures.








Altre Informazioni

ISBN:

9783030149529

Condizione: Nuovo
Dimensioni: 279 x 210 mm Ø 743 gr
Formato: Brossura
Pagine Arabe: 241
Pagine Romane: vii






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