Multiculturalism and the History of Mathematics

Authors

  • Dirk Struik

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-046-10-1995-03_3

Keywords:

Ecology

Abstract

We hear much about the necessity of learning about other cultures than our own, so called "western," culture, which is supposed to be in many ways "Eurocentric." I would like to show you with some examples how this has worked rather naturally in the development of the history of mathematics.

Published

1995-03-03

Issue

Section

Articles