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Changing Images in Mathematics by Amy Dahan Dalmedico, Umberto Bottazini

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Chapter 4 FELIX KLEIN AS WISSENSCHAFTSPOLITIKER

David E. Rowe

 

 

Felix Klein (1849–1925) has been the focus of several recent studies on the history of modern mathematics that have highlighted the importance of turn-of-the-century developments in Göttingen for grasping the complex transition in the structure and conduct of mathematical research. Herbert Mehrtens, for example, has drawn a compelling thumb-nail sketch of the Göttingen Betrieb, pictured as a community on the cutting edge of the large-scale modernization process that transformed mathematical and scientific research at the German universities [Mehrtens, 1990]. Various other writers have also dealt with Felix Klein's activities in the interpenetrating spheres of educational politics, ...

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