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The Origin and Meaning of Geometrical Axioms

Helmholtz, Hermann von

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The object in this article is to discuss the philosophical bearing of recent inquiries concerning geometrical axioms and the possibility of working out analytically other systems of geometry with other axioms than Euclid's. Digital edition compiled by Gabriele Dörflinger, Heidelberg University Library

Document type: Article
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2012 10:04
Date: 2007
Faculties / Institutes: Service facilities > Universitätsbibliothek (UB)
DDC-classification: 510 Mathematics
Controlled Keywords: Axiom, Nichteuklidische Geometrie
Collection: Mathematics history in Heidelberg > Einzelpersonen > Helmholtz, Hermann
Additional Information: Originalveröffentlichung in: Mind, Vol. 1, No. 3 (Jul. 1876), pp. 301-321
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