Predeuklidsko razdoblje grčke matematike

Murat, Mateja (2016) Predeuklidsko razdoblje grčke matematike. Diploma thesis, Faculty of Science > Department of Mathematics.

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Abstract

The thesis presents the greatest discoveries of the Greek mathematician before Euclid. The ancient Greeks greatly influenced science, especially mathematics, and their influence is visible even today. About 500 BC a significant turn in mathematics appeared as the influence of the Pythagoreans changed it into an abstract science in which claims have to be proven. In the first chapter of the thesis we present biographical information about Thales and his contribution to mathematics. In the second chapter we meet Pythagoras and his followers - the Pythagoreans. In the third chapter, we describe how the ancient Greek mathematicians tried to solve three classical problems of ancient Greek mathematics. Furthermore, in the fourth chapter deals with other ancient Greek mathematicians of the time, including Zeno and Eudoxus. The thesis concludes with a description of the application of these discoveries in modern mathematics education, with emphasis on the discussion of similarities and differences of the ancient Greek and modern approach.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma thesis)
Supervisor: Brückler, Franka Miriam
Date: 2016
Number of Pages: 65
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Mathematics
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Mathematics
Depositing User: Iva Prah
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2016 08:12
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2016 08:12
URI: http://digre.pmf.unizg.hr/id/eprint/4990

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