By Alexander Jones,Christine Proust,John M. Steele

ISBN-10: 331925863X

ISBN-13: 9783319258638

ISBN-10: 3319798537

ISBN-13: 9783319798530

This publication explores points of Otto Neugebauer's profession, his effect at the heritage and perform of arithmetic, and the ways that his legacy has been preserved or reworked in fresh a long time, waiting for the instructions within which the research of the heritage of technology will head within the twenty-first century. Neugebauer, greater than the other pupil of modern instances, formed the way in which we understand premodern technology. via his scholarship and impact on scholars and collaborators, he inculcated either an method of historic study on historic and medieval arithmetic and astronomy via certain mathematical and philological learn of texts, and a imaginative and prescient of those sciences as structures of information and process that unfold outward from the traditional close to jap civilizations, crossing cultural barriers and circulating over an enormous geographical expanse of the outdated global from the Atlantic to India.

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