

Contents


Week 1: 
On Multiculturalism and History of Mathematics. On Beginnings:Ancient. 
Week 2: 
Ancient Eastern Period:Sources and Selections. Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Babylonian Mathematics. 
Week 3: 
Indian, Chinese Mathematics. 
Week 4: 
Economic and Political Changes as a result of Mediterranean Sea, East of the Weakening of Mathematics. Ancient Greek Mathematics. 
Week 5: 
Plato, Euclid, Archimedes, Apolloni period Examining. 
Week 6: 
The East:After the Collapse of Greek Social Order. 
Week 7: 
Persian Mathematics,Omer Khayyam, ElKashi, ElKhwarizmi. 
Week 8: 
Influence of Islam in Mathematics. Midterm exam 
Week 9: 
Understanding the "Scientific Revolution". Beginnings on West Europe.Effective of First Strong Trade Centers in Italy on Mathematics.Fibonacci.

Week 10: 
17. Century. Copernican ,Tycho Brahe and Kepler in Astronomy. 
Week 11: 
Descartes. Devoloping Differential and Integral Calculus. 
Week 12: 
Leibnitz"The Principia and its Problems",Cavalieri,Wallis, 
Week 13: 
18. Century.Geometries and Space.First problem:Postulate. LeibnitzBernolli Brothers,Euler,Lagrange,Laplace. 
Week 14: 
19. Century. Gauss,Klein,Fourier,Balzano,Cauchy,Ahel,Weierstrass,Jacobi, Riemann,Kronecker, 20. Century. Hilbert 
Week 15*: 
 
Week 16*: 
Final Exam 
Textbooks and materials: 
History of Mathematics Uta C. Merzbach and Carl B. Boyer History of Mathematics D.E. Smith Dünya matematikçileri Prof. Dr. Yavuz Aksoy 
Recommended readings: 
Matematik Tarihi:Mezopotamyadan Günümüze, Yazar: Luke HODGKIN Kısa Matematik Tarihi, Yazar:Dirk J. STRUIK 

* Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.

