Euclid Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

Baron, Margaret E. "Greek Mathematics." In The Origins of the Infinitesimal Calculus, pp. 11-59. Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1969.

Offers a detailed survey of the early Greek mathematicians, including Euclid, and their mathematical developments, theories, and influence.

Brownson, C. D. "Euclid's Optics and Its Compatibility with Linear Perspective." Archive for History of Exact Sciences 24 (1981): 164-94.

Challenges the "influential tradition" which contends that Optics conflicts with linear perspectives and argues that Euclid's system and that of linear perspective take similar...

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