Rowe, David E. 1950
Overview
Works:  111 works in 282 publications in 2 languages and 3,825 library holdings 

Genres:  History Conference papers and proceedings Records and correspondence Biography 
Roles:  Editor, Author, Adapter, Other, Thesis advisor, Contributor 
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by
David E Rowe
Einstein on politics : his private thoughts and public stands on nationalism, Zionism, war, peace, and the bomb by
Albert Einstein(
Book
)
17 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Einstein on Politics, leading Einstein scholars David Rowe and Robert Schulmann gather Einstein's most important public and private political writings and put them into historical context. The book reveals a littleknown Einstein  not the ineffectual and naive idealist of popular imagination, but a principled, shrewd pragmatist whose stands on political issues reflected the depth of his humanity."Jacket
17 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Einstein on Politics, leading Einstein scholars David Rowe and Robert Schulmann gather Einstein's most important public and private political writings and put them into historical context. The book reveals a littleknown Einstein  not the ineffectual and naive idealist of popular imagination, but a principled, shrewd pragmatist whose stands on political issues reflected the depth of his humanity."Jacket
The history of modern mathematics : proceedings of the Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie,
New York, June 2024, 1989 by Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics(
Book
)
10 editions published in 1989 in English and German and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published in 1989 in English and German and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The emergence of the American mathematical research community, 18761900 : J.J. Sylvester, Felix Klein, and E.H. Moore by
Karen Hunger Parshall(
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)
16 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book further analyzes the research traditions these men and institutions represented, the impact these had on the second generation of American mathematical researchers, and the role of the American Mathematical Society in these developments. This is the first work ever written on the history of American mathematics during this period and one of the few books that examines the historical development of American mathematics from a wide perspective. By placing the development of American mathematics within the context of broader external factors affecting historical events, the authors show how the character of American research was decisively affected by the surrounding scientific, educational, and social contexts of the period
16 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book further analyzes the research traditions these men and institutions represented, the impact these had on the second generation of American mathematical researchers, and the role of the American Mathematical Society in these developments. This is the first work ever written on the history of American mathematics during this period and one of the few books that examines the historical development of American mathematics from a wide perspective. By placing the development of American mathematics within the context of broader external factors affecting historical events, the authors show how the character of American research was decisively affected by the surrounding scientific, educational, and social contexts of the period
A delicate balance : global perspectives on innovation and tradition in the history of mathematics : a festschrift in honor
of Joseph W. Dauben by
David E Rowe(
)
19 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph W. Dauben, a leading authority on the history of mathematics in Europe, China, and North America, has played a pivotal role in promoting international scholarship over the last forty years. This Festschrift volume, showcasing recent historical research by leading experts on three continents, offers a global perspective on important themes in this field
19 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph W. Dauben, a leading authority on the history of mathematics in Europe, China, and North America, has played a pivotal role in promoting international scholarship over the last forty years. This Festschrift volume, showcasing recent historical research by leading experts on three continents, offers a global perspective on important themes in this field
A Richer Picture of Mathematics : The Göttingen Tradition and Beyond by
David E Rowe(
)
10 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historian David E. Rowe captures the rich tapestry of mathematical creativity in this collection of essays from the “Years Ago” column of The Mathematical Intelligencer. With topics ranging from ancient Greek mathematics to modern relativistic cosmology, this collection conveys the impetus and spirit of Rowe’s various and manyfaceted contributions to the history of mathematics. Centered on the Göttingen mathematical tradition, these stories illuminate important facets of mathematical activity often overlooked in other accounts. Six sections place the essays in chronological and thematic order, beginning with new introductions that contextualize each section. The essays that follow recount episodes relating to the section’s overall theme. All of the essays in this collection, with the exception of two, appeared over the course of more than 30 years in The Mathematical Intelligencer. Based largely on archival and primary sources, these vignettes offer unusual insights into behindthescenes events. Taken together, they aim to show how Göttingen managed to attract an extraordinary array of talented individuals, several of whom contributed to the development of a new mathematical culture during the first decades of the twentieth century
10 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historian David E. Rowe captures the rich tapestry of mathematical creativity in this collection of essays from the “Years Ago” column of The Mathematical Intelligencer. With topics ranging from ancient Greek mathematics to modern relativistic cosmology, this collection conveys the impetus and spirit of Rowe’s various and manyfaceted contributions to the history of mathematics. Centered on the Göttingen mathematical tradition, these stories illuminate important facets of mathematical activity often overlooked in other accounts. Six sections place the essays in chronological and thematic order, beginning with new introductions that contextualize each section. The essays that follow recount episodes relating to the section’s overall theme. All of the essays in this collection, with the exception of two, appeared over the course of more than 30 years in The Mathematical Intelligencer. Based largely on archival and primary sources, these vignettes offer unusual insights into behindthescenes events. Taken together, they aim to show how Göttingen managed to attract an extraordinary array of talented individuals, several of whom contributed to the development of a new mathematical culture during the first decades of the twentieth century
Beyond Einstein : perspectives on geometry, gravitation, and cosmology in the Twentieth Century by Gravitation, and Cosmology in the Twentieth Century (Conference) Beyond Einstein: Perspectives on Geometry(
)
8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume explores the interplay between mathematical and physical research and the interactions of twentiethcentury scientists within their academic communities. Beginning with Einstein's general theory of relativity, the authors investigate a series of dramatic discoveries and rival theories in physics that influenced the development of modern differential geometry. Other sections recount the numerous methods, like the resurgence of Weyl geometry, used by geometers to solve the problems revealed by those same innovations in spacetime physics. The effect of general relativity on astronomy is also addressed, namely how astronomers worked through new theories like inflationary cosmology and Phoenix models. By including recent historical research and coupling this work with many disciplines' unique perspectives, this text provides a rich picture of general relativity and cosmology over the course of the twentieth century. The increased study on the documentation of Einstein's early scientific work has clarified the history of science for that time and profoundly altered the way scientists view their own work, as this interdisciplinary volume demonstrates
8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume explores the interplay between mathematical and physical research and the interactions of twentiethcentury scientists within their academic communities. Beginning with Einstein's general theory of relativity, the authors investigate a series of dramatic discoveries and rival theories in physics that influenced the development of modern differential geometry. Other sections recount the numerous methods, like the resurgence of Weyl geometry, used by geometers to solve the problems revealed by those same innovations in spacetime physics. The effect of general relativity on astronomy is also addressed, namely how astronomers worked through new theories like inflationary cosmology and Phoenix models. By including recent historical research and coupling this work with many disciplines' unique perspectives, this text provides a rich picture of general relativity and cosmology over the course of the twentieth century. The increased study on the documentation of Einstein's early scientific work has clarified the history of science for that time and profoundly altered the way scientists view their own work, as this interdisciplinary volume demonstrates
Natur und mathematisches Erkennen : Vorlesungen, gehalten 19191920 in Göttingen by
David Hilbert(
Book
)
7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in German and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in German and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of modern mathematics by Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics(
Book
)
20 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
20 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otto Blumenthal: Ausgewählte Briefe und Schriften I 18971918 by
David E Rowe(
)
5 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in German and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in German and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of modern mathematics : proceedings of the Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie,
New York, June 2024, 1988 by Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics(
Book
)
11 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otto Blumenthal: Ausgewählte Briefe und Schriften I : 18971918 by
Otto Blumenthal(
)
1 edition published in 2018 in German and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 2018 in German and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Korrespondenz Felix KleinAdolph Mayer : Auswahl aus den Jahren 18711907 by
Felix Klein(
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5 editions published in 1990 in German and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1990 in German and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History of modern mathematics (The) by
David E Rowe(
Book
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6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ideas and their reception by
David E Rowe(
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7 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The History of Modern Mathematics, Volume I: Ideas and their Reception documents the proceedings of the Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics held at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York on June 2024, 1989. This book is concerned with the emergence and reception of major ideas in fields that range from foundations and set theory, algebra and invariant theory, and number theory to differential geometry, projective and algebraic geometry, line geometry, and transformation groups. Other topics include the theory of reception for the history of mathematics and British syntheti
7 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The History of Modern Mathematics, Volume I: Ideas and their Reception documents the proceedings of the Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics held at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York on June 2024, 1989. This book is concerned with the emergence and reception of major ideas in fields that range from foundations and set theory, algebra and invariant theory, and number theory to differential geometry, projective and algebraic geometry, line geometry, and transformation groups. Other topics include the theory of reception for the history of mathematics and British syntheti
The history of modern mathematics : proceedings of the Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie,
New York, 2024 June 1988 by Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics(
Book
)
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of modern mathematics. proceedings of the Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie,
New York, June 2024, 1989 by Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics(
)
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The History of modern mathematics, Volume II: Institutions and applications focuses on the history and progress of methodologies, techniques, principles, and approaches involved in modern mathematics. The selection first elaborates on crystallographic symmetry concepts and group theory, case of potential theory and electrodynamics, and geometrization of analytical mechanics
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The History of modern mathematics, Volume II: Institutions and applications focuses on the history and progress of methodologies, techniques, principles, and approaches involved in modern mathematics. The selection first elaborates on crystallographic symmetry concepts and group theory, case of potential theory and electrodynamics, and geometrization of analytical mechanics
The history of modern mathematics by Eberhard Knobloch(
Book
)
8 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of modern mathematics : [Symposium on the History of the Modern mathematics, Vassar College, June, 1988] by Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics(
Book
)
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of modern mathematics by Symposium on the History of Modern Mathematics(
Book
)
7 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Berlin years : writings, 19181921 by
Albert Einstein(
Book
)
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the spring of 1919, two British solar eclipse expeditions confirmed the correctness of general relativity theory and propelled Albert Einstein to instant celebrity. Before this major turning point, the majority of Einstein's writings published in this volume dealt with the clarification of general relativistic problems, such as the status of the metric field, the character of gravitational waves, the problem of energymomentum conservation, and questions of cosmology, such as the nature and size of the universe and the distribution of matter within it. After his rise to international fame, Einstein's publications changed markedly. He faced an increasing demand for popular articles and lectures on relativity, its development and meaning. He also felt compelled to respond to a host of commentators, ranging from skeptical physicists to philosophers trying to reconcile his revolutionary theory with their views. For the first time, he also responded in print to outspoken antirelativists, some of them fueled by cultural conservatism and, frequently, antiSemitism. Einstein used his newly won fame to lend prestige to political causes, especially to the reconciliation among European nations and to Zionism. In the early years of Weimar Germany, Einstein spoke out vigorously for the young republic, emphasizing the rights of the individual. He agonized over the misery of the Central Europeans in the grip of starvation and economic collapse, praised the support of individuals and groups such as the Quakers, and championed the cause of Eastern European Jews. His rejection of assimilation, combined with a fierce defense of the right of Jews to higher education, led Einstein to campaign for the establishment of a university in Palestine, the land which he conceived of as a cultural center for all Jews
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the spring of 1919, two British solar eclipse expeditions confirmed the correctness of general relativity theory and propelled Albert Einstein to instant celebrity. Before this major turning point, the majority of Einstein's writings published in this volume dealt with the clarification of general relativistic problems, such as the status of the metric field, the character of gravitational waves, the problem of energymomentum conservation, and questions of cosmology, such as the nature and size of the universe and the distribution of matter within it. After his rise to international fame, Einstein's publications changed markedly. He faced an increasing demand for popular articles and lectures on relativity, its development and meaning. He also felt compelled to respond to a host of commentators, ranging from skeptical physicists to philosophers trying to reconcile his revolutionary theory with their views. For the first time, he also responded in print to outspoken antirelativists, some of them fueled by cultural conservatism and, frequently, antiSemitism. Einstein used his newly won fame to lend prestige to political causes, especially to the reconciliation among European nations and to Zionism. In the early years of Weimar Germany, Einstein spoke out vigorously for the young republic, emphasizing the rights of the individual. He agonized over the misery of the Central Europeans in the grip of starvation and economic collapse, praised the support of individuals and groups such as the Quakers, and championed the cause of Eastern European Jews. His rejection of assimilation, combined with a fierce defense of the right of Jews to higher education, led Einstein to campaign for the establishment of a university in Palestine, the land which he conceived of as a cultural center for all Jews
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 Einstein, Albert 18791955 Other Author
 Schulmann, Robert J. Editor
 McCleary, John 1952 Other Contributor Editor
 Knobloch, Eberhard Editor Adapter
 Parshall, Karen Hunger 1955 Author
 Hong, Wansheng Editor
 Dauben, Joseph W. 1944 Honoree
 Walter, Scott A. Other Editor
 Sauer, Tilman Other Editor
 Hilbert, David 18621943 Author
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Blumenthal, Otto, Cosmology Einstein, Albert, Ethics General relativity (Physics) Geometry, Differential Germany Gravitation History Klein, Felix, Logic, Symbolic and mathematical Mathematicians Mathematics MathematicsResearch MathematicsStudy and teaching (Higher) Mathematische Annalen Mayer, Adolph, Philosophy and science Physics Political and social views Quantum theory Religion United States
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David E. Rowe matemático estadounidense
David E. Rowe matematico statunitense
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