Alfred Tarski: Early Work in Poland—Geometry and Teaching by Andrew McFarland,Joanna McFarland,James Smith,Ivor

By Andrew McFarland,Joanna McFarland,James Smith,Ivor Grattan-Guinness

Alfred Tarski (1901–1983) used to be a popular Polish/American mathematician, a massive of the 20th century, who helped identify the rules of geometry, set conception, version idea, algebraic good judgment and common algebra. all through his occupation, he taught arithmetic and common sense at universities and infrequently in secondary faculties. a lot of his writings sooner than 1939 have been in Polish and remained inaccessible to so much mathematicians and historians until eventually now.

This self-contained publication specializes in Tarski’s early contributions to geometry and arithmetic schooling, together with the well-known Banach–Tarski paradoxical decomposition of a sphere in addition to high-school mathematical issues and pedagogy. those issues are major considering that Tarski’s later learn on geometry and its foundations stemmed partially from his early employment as a high-school arithmetic instructor and teacher-trainer. The booklet comprises cautious translations and masses newly exposed social historical past of those works written in the course of Tarski’s years in Poland.

Alfred Tarski: Early paintings in Poland serves the mathematical, academic, philosophical and historic groups by means of publishing Tarski’s early writings in a widely obtainable shape, offering heritage from archival paintings in Poland and updating Tarski’s bibliography.

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