Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019.
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David Hilbert is one of the outstanding mathematicians of the twentieth century and probably the most influential. This book highlights Hilbert's contributions to mathematics, putting them in their historical, social and cultural context. In doing so, particular attention is paid to Hilbert's axiomatic method and his proposal for the foundations of mathematics, the so-called Hilbert's program. The book also discusses the development of algebraic number theory, the theory of integral equations, modern algebra and the structural image of mathematics. In addition, it considers the famous list of.
Includes 2500 items, mostly letters, from the years 1608-1992, mostly of personal associated with Göttingen University such as Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Friedrich Christoph Dahlmann and Felix Klein. Also includes 14 letters by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz.