Euclidean Geometry and Physical Space

Rowe, David E.
March 2006
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring2006, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p51
Academic Journal
The article traces the history of Euclidean geometry and the debates between mathematicians and philosophers regarding the nature of geometry. It also describes the slow acceptance of the field of non-Euclidean geometry which suffered from the lack of a real-world model in Euclidean three-space comparable to the sphere.


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