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as of 11/21/2019

HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Waseda University - 'Waseda University'
UC Course SubjectHistory
Number & Suffix: 121
Full UC Title: HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS 
Transcript Title: HISTORY OF MATH 
UC QTR Units - Division: 3.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course explores the origins of various types of deductive argumentation by working through the arguments of proofs in a historical context. The course looks at the sources of different approaches to mathematical demonstrations in a number of diverse cultures and periods. It also focuses on the continuous tradition that began in Greece, was adopted by Arabic and Hebrew scholars, and was further cultivated in the Latin west. Finally, it confronts contemporary challenges to the idea of proof such as the delicate relationship between rigor and intelligibility and the possibility of computer generated proofs. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS 
Partner University Department: SILS - Information Science 
Partner University Course Number: MI314