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# Tag: History of Mathematics

## What makes a good axiom?

## Consequentia mirabilis: the dream of reduction to logic

## Read Euclid backwards: history and purpose of Pythagorean Theorem

## Singing Euclid: the oral character of Greek geometry

## First proofs: Thales and the beginnings of geometry

## Societal role of geometry in early civilisations

## Why the Greeks?

## Galileo bad, Archimedes good

## Reply to Sidoli on geometrical algebra

## Four types of mathematicians