Prof. Eitan Sayag

Course topics

The aim of the course is to expose students to key events in the history of mathematics throughout history from the point of view of modern mathematics and, if possible, to link these events to the content studied within the framework of the degree in mathematics. The study will include getting to know the names and histories of major mathematicians throughout history and discussing their contributions to the development of the various branches of mathematics as we know them today. Alongside this there will be a discussion of the development of ideas and concepts in mathematics over the generations to the present day.

University course catalogue: 201.1.6091