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Journal for History of Mathematics
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The Korean Society for History of Mathematics
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Volume 22, Issue 4 - Nov 2009
Volume 22, Issue 3 - Aug 2009
Volume 22, Issue 2 - May 2009
Volume 22, Issue 1 - Feb 2009
Selecting the target year
Lee Sang Seol's mathematics book Su Ri
Lee, Sang-Gu ; Hong, Sung-Sa ; Hong, Young-Hee ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 22, issue 4, 2009, Pages 1~14
Since western mathematics and astronomy had been introduced in Chosun dynasty in the 17th century, most of Chosun mathematicians studied Shu li jing yun(數理精蘊) for the western mathematics. In the last two decades of the 19th century, Chosun scholars have studied them which were introduced by Japanese text books and western missionaries. The former dealt mostly with elementary arithmetic and the latter established schools and taught mathematics. Lee Sang Seol(1870~1917) is well known in Korea as a Confucian scholar, government official, educator and foremost Korean independence movement activist in the 20th century. He was very eager to acquire western civilizations and studied them with the minister H. B. Hulbert(1863~1949). He wrote a mathematics book Su Ri(數理, 1898-1899) which has two parts. The first one deals with the linear part(線部) and geometry in Shu li jing yun and the second part with algebra. Using Su Ri, we investigate the process of transmission of western mathematics into Chosun in the century and show that Lee Sang Seol built a firm foundation for the study of algebra in Chosun.
Chosun mathematics in the 17th Century and Muk Sa Jib San Beob
Jin, Yuzi ; Kim, Young-Wook ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 22, issue 4, 2009, Pages 15~28
In this paper, we study the 17th Century Chosun's mathematics book
Muk Sa Jib San Beob
written by Chosun's mathematician Kyeong Seon Jing. Our study of thebook shows the
Muk Sa Jip San Beop
as an important 17th Century mathematics book and also as a historical data showing the mathematical environment of 17th Century Chosun.
Solutions of Equations in Chosun Mathematics
Kim, Chang-Il ; Yun, Hye-Soon ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 22, issue 4, 2009, Pages 29~40
we know that Zeng Cheng Kai Fang Fa is the generalization of the method of square roots and cube roots of ancient
through the investigation of China mathematics. In this paper, we have research on traditional solutions equations of China mathematics and the development solutions of equations used by Chosun mathematicians.
Triangles in Chosun Mathematics
Chang, Hye-Won ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 22, issue 4, 2009, Pages 41~52
This study investigates a mathematical subject, 'triangles' in mathematics books of Chosun Dynasty, in special Muk Sa Jib San Bub(默思集算法), Gu Il Jib(九一集), San Hak Ib Mun(算學入門), Ju Hae Su Yong(籌解需用), and San Sul Gwan Gyun(算術管見). It is likely that they apt to avoid manipulating general triangles except the right triangles and the isosceles triangles etc. Our investigation says that the progress of triangle-related contents in Chosun mathematics can fall into three stages: measurement of the triangle-shaped fields, transition from the object of measurement to the object of geometrical study, and examination of definition, properties and validation influenced by western mathematics.
On the educational using of geometric problems of east-asian mathematics
Her, Min ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 22, issue 4, 2009, Pages 53~66
The east-asian mathematics is highly evaluated in mathematics education. In this paper, we search the geometric problems of east-asian mathematics in high school textbooks and various examinations and investigate how to use such problems. We also confirm that the geometric problems of east-asian mathematics can be widely used as real life materials for introducing new mathematical topics, real life applications for mathematical topics, and valuable source for mathematical discourse.
on perspective of Philosophy of Mathematics
Jung, Hae-Nam ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 22, issue 4, 2009, Pages 67~82
We study Choi Suk Jung's
on perspective of philosophy of mathematics. He explains Chosun mathematics as systems of Changes through
on So Kang Gul's Sasang theory. This is the unique view on Chosun mathematics. we conjecture that Choi Suk Jung tries to establish the mathematical principle on So Kang Gul's Sasang theory.
A study on the arithmetic text books of Gwangmu-Yunghee period in korea
Han, Gil-Jun ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 22, issue 4, 2009, Pages 83~96
It is very important to study the history of text books for the present and the future study of text books. In this paper, we study the history of compilation of arithmetic text books on Gwangmu-Yunghee periods in Korea. Also we investigate some arithmetic text books on those periods and introduce some contents and some problems and solutions in those books.
Trend of Whitehead's philosophy in Mathematical philosophy
Yu, Chung-Hyun ; Kim, Hye-Kyung ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 22, issue 4, 2009, Pages 97~114
Whitehead is a greatest mathematical philosopher who expanded mathematical concepts and method in philosophy. In view of Whitehead that he emphasizeson metaphysical perspective, mathematical truth and empirical connection of reality, it explicates that it tends to empiricism and rationalism of mathematical philosophy. In this paper, we try to research his unique perspective of mathematical philosophy. His perspective on organic philosophy is combination of empiricism trend and rationalism trend of mathematical philosophy.
Existence of an unknowable class and the axiom of choice
Chung, Se-Hwa ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 22, issue 4, 2009, Pages 115~128
In this paper, we modify the axiom of infinity of von Neumann's axioms modified by Pinter(), and then discuss an existence of an unknowable class in the system and a relationship between the unknowable class and the axiom of choice.
De Morgan in the development of algebra and mathematical logic in 19C
Choi, Ji-Sun ; Park, Sun-Yong ; Kim, Jae-Hong ; Kwon, Seok-Il ; Park, Kyo-Sik ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 22, issue 4, 2009, Pages 129~144
The purpose of this study is what exactly De Morgan contributed to abstract algebra and mathematical logic. He recognised the purely symbolic nature of algebra and was aware of the existence of algebras other than ordinary algebra. He madealgebra as a science by introducing the ordered field and made the base for abstract algebra. He was one of the reformer of classical mathematical logic. Looking into De Morgan's works, we made it clear that the developments of algebra and mathematical logic in 19C.
On the historical investigation of p-adic invariant q-integral on
Jang, Lee-Chae ; Seo, Jong-Jin ; Kim, Tae-Kyun ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 22, issue 4, 2009, Pages 145~160
In the end of 20th century, the concept of p-adic invariant q-integral was introduced by Taekyun Kim. The p-adic invariant q-integral is the extension of Jackson's q-integral on complex space. It is also considered as the answer of the question whether the ultra non-archimedian integral exists or not. In this paper, we investigate the background of historical mathematics for the p-adic invariant q-integral on
and the trend of the research in this field at present.