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The Resource Great thinkers, great theorems, the Teaching Company, (videorecording)

Great thinkers, great theorems, the Teaching Company, (videorecording)

Label
Great thinkers, great theorems
Title
Great thinkers, great theorems
Statement of responsibility
the Teaching Company
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
FRC
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
510.9
LC call number
QA21
LC item number
.G74 2010
PerformerNote
Twenty-four lectures of thirty minutes each by William Dunham, Truman Koehler Professor of Mathematics at Muhlenberg College
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dunham, William
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematicians
Technique
live action
Label
Great thinkers, great theorems, the Teaching Company, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 86 p. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • Number Theory in Euclid ;
  • Lecture 6.
  • The Life and Works of Archimedes
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7.
  • Archimedes's Determination of Circular Area ;
  • Lecture 8.
  • Heron's Formula for Trianbular Area ;
  • Lecture 9.
  • Al-Khwārizmī and Islamic Mathematics ;
  • Disc 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • A Horatio Algebra Story ;
  • Lecture 11.
  • To the Cubic and Beyond ;
  • Lecture 12.
  • The Heroic Century
  • Theorems as Masterpieces ;
  • Lecture 2.
  • Mathematics before Euclid ;
  • Lecture 3.
  • The Greatest Mathematics Book of All ;
  • Lecture 4.
  • Euclid's Elements--Triangles and Polygons ;
  • Lecture 17.
  • The Bernoullis and the Calculus Wars ;
  • Lecture 18.
  • Euler, the Master ;
  • Disc 4. Lecture 19.
  • Euler's Extraordinary Sum ;
  • Lecture 20.
  • Euler and the Partitioning of Numbers ;
  • Lecture 21.
  • Gauss--The Prince of Mathematicians ;
  • Disc 3. Lecture 13.
  • Lecture 22.
  • The 19th Century--Rigor and Liberation ;
  • Lecture 23.
  • Cantor and the Infinite ;
  • Lecture 24.
  • Beyond the Infinite
  • The Legacy of Newton ;
  • Lecture 14.
  • Newton's Infinite Series ;
  • Lecture 15.
  • Newton's Proof of Heron's Formula ;
  • Lecture 16.
  • Th Legacy of Leibniz ;
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781598036909
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm680011368
  • (OCoLC)680011368
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Great thinkers, great theorems, the Teaching Company, (videorecording)
Publication
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 86 p. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • Number Theory in Euclid ;
  • Lecture 6.
  • The Life and Works of Archimedes
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7.
  • Archimedes's Determination of Circular Area ;
  • Lecture 8.
  • Heron's Formula for Trianbular Area ;
  • Lecture 9.
  • Al-Khwārizmī and Islamic Mathematics ;
  • Disc 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • A Horatio Algebra Story ;
  • Lecture 11.
  • To the Cubic and Beyond ;
  • Lecture 12.
  • The Heroic Century
  • Theorems as Masterpieces ;
  • Lecture 2.
  • Mathematics before Euclid ;
  • Lecture 3.
  • The Greatest Mathematics Book of All ;
  • Lecture 4.
  • Euclid's Elements--Triangles and Polygons ;
  • Lecture 17.
  • The Bernoullis and the Calculus Wars ;
  • Lecture 18.
  • Euler, the Master ;
  • Disc 4. Lecture 19.
  • Euler's Extraordinary Sum ;
  • Lecture 20.
  • Euler and the Partitioning of Numbers ;
  • Lecture 21.
  • Gauss--The Prince of Mathematicians ;
  • Disc 3. Lecture 13.
  • Lecture 22.
  • The 19th Century--Rigor and Liberation ;
  • Lecture 23.
  • Cantor and the Infinite ;
  • Lecture 24.
  • Beyond the Infinite
  • The Legacy of Newton ;
  • Lecture 14.
  • Newton's Infinite Series ;
  • Lecture 15.
  • Newton's Proof of Heron's Formula ;
  • Lecture 16.
  • Th Legacy of Leibniz ;
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781598036909
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm680011368
  • (OCoLC)680011368
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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