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Topic: History
Replies: 14   Last Post: Sep 2, 2000 3:10 PM

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Wayne Bishop

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RE: History
Posted: Sep 2, 2000 12:51 AM
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And I agree that Eves is an excellent choice.

Wayne.
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At 05:57 PM 9/1/00 -0700, Ronald A Ward wrote:
>I do agree that a history of mathematics course should contain some
>mathematics content. Indeed, we have a requirement in our math department
>that a certain percentage of the course must involve such an emphasis.
>But one can do this is a relevant way by using, for example, the text by
>Howard Eves. There are many problems--some very challenging--which give a
>much better appreciation of the role of various individuals in the
>development of mathematics.
>
>Ron Ward/Western Washington University/Bellingham, WA
>[Where classes don't begin until fall really starts!]






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