TITLE

Euclidean Geometry and Physical Space

AUTHOR(S)
Rowe, David E.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring2006, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
20810318

 

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