A study of the history of mathematics from the seventeenth century
onward, with particular emphasis being placed on the shift from
classical methods to the more abstract modern setting. Topics covered
may include: the vibrating string, Cauchy and the definition of
limits, the origins of set theory, non-Euclidean geometry, the
development of group theory from Lagrange to Klein and Lie.
Prereq: Math 2023
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