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Mathematics and culture: geometry and its ‘Figures in the Air’

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Duration: 0:42:12 | Added: 18 Dec 2015
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Duration: 0:42:12 | Added: 18 Dec 2015
Judith Grabiner, Pitzer College describes how the 19th century saw radical change, producing new ideas of space, destroying the unchallenging authority of mathematics, revolutionising art, making relativity possible and helping create modernism.

Includes an introduction by Michael Wooldridge, Head of the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford.

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