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Mathematics and early state formation, or, The Janus face of early Mesopotamian mathematics bureaucratic tool and expression of scribal professional autonomy by Jens HГёyrup

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Published by Roskilde University Centre, Institute of Communication Research, Educational Research and Theory of Science in Roskilde .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geometry -- History.,
  • Mathematics, Ancient.,
  • Mathematics, Babylonian.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesMathematics and the state.
Statementby Jens Høyrup.
SeriesFilosofi og videnskabsteori på Roskilde universitetscenter -- nr. 2
ContributionsMay, Kenneth O. 1915-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA22 .H595 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. --
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18909307M

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Subscientific Mathematics: Observations on a Pre-Modern Phenomenon 3. Mathematics and Early State Formation, or The Janus Face of Early Mesopotamian Mathematics: Bureaucratic Tool and Expression of Scribal Professional Autonomy 4. The Formation . Subscientific Mathematics: Observations on a Pre-Modern Phenomenon -- 3. Mathematics and Early State Formation, or The Janus Face of Early Mesopotamian Mathematics: Bureaucratic Tool and Expression of Scribal Professional Autonomy -- 4. The Formation of \"Islamic Mathematics\": Sources and Conditions -- 5. 3. Mathematics and Early State Formation, or The Janus Face of Early Mesopotamian Mathematics: Bureaucratic Tool and Expression of Scribal Professional Autonomy. Introduction. 1. Mathematics and the Early State 2. The Early State and Its Origin 3. The Rise of States in Southern Mesopotamia 4. City-States and Centralization 5. Breakdown and. 6. The End of Subscientific Mathematics 42 3. Mathematics and Early State Formation, or The Janus Face of Early Mesopotamian Mathematics: Bureaucratic Tool and Expression of Scribal Professional Autonomy 45 Introduction 45 1. Mathematics and the Early State 47 2. The Early State and Its Origin 48 3. The Rise of States in Southern Mesopotamia 52 4.

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