Student projects on the History of Mathematics

Student projects on the history of mathematics


The essays indexed below are taken from projects submitted by St Andrews students as part of their honours degree.

Mathieu AyelThe French Grandes Ecoles
Fiona BrunkThe development of Galois theory
Tom BurslemSofia Kovalevskaya
Livia DaxenbergerJohan de Witt - The first calculation on the valuation of life annuities
Leigh EllisonSofia Kovalevskaya
Kevin JohnsonJames Clerk Maxwell - The Great Unknown
John MacQuarrieMathematics and Chess
Ian G PearceIndian Mathematics: Redressing the balance
Helen WatsonSome topics in the history of mathematical education


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JOC/EFR May 2017

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