Opinionated History of Mathematics

By Intellectual Mathematics

History of mathematics research with iconoclastic madcap twists

  1. 1.
    Rationalism versus empiricism
    43:50
  2. 2.
    Cultural reception of geometry in early modern Europe
    33:47
  3. 3.
    Maker’s knowledge: early modern philosophical interpretations of geometry
    49:29
  4. 4.
    “Let it have been drawn”: the role of diagrams in geometry
    51:11
  5. 5.
    Why construct?
    1:18:01
  6. 6.
    Created equal: Euclid’s Postulates 1-4
    40:59
  7. 7.
    That which has no part: Euclid’s definitions
    43:32
  8. 8.
    What makes a good axiom?
    35:20

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