HPS410H1: History of Mathematics

Hours: 
24S

An historical survey from pre-Greek to the present. Various themes are emphasized year to year, to show mathematics as changing and evolving. A student could expect to gain an historical overview as well as a sense of the unity of the mathematical sciences.

Prerequisite: 

HPS309Y1/​ HPS310Y1/​ HPS390H1/​ HPS391H1/​ MAT220Y1 and permission of instructor

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)