The Math Magi: Seminal figures in Western mathematics

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This event is sponsored by the Humanists and Non-Theists committee of the Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco.

This presentation outlines the development of mathematics in the West with a focus on "God Created the Integers" by Stephen Hawking. It spans more than two thousand years from Pythagoras to Turing with spotlights on Archimedes, Descartes, Newton, Boole, and Cantor. Bob Burchfield will present material from the text along with other sources. An open discussion will be encouraged.
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