Research and Math

Pythagoras: Episodes 1 -3

September 2019

Research and References

Gorman, P. (1979). Pythagoras: A life. London: Routledge & K. Paul.

Hansen, W. F., & Fawkes, G. (2017). The book of Greek & Roman folktales, legends, & myths. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Huffman, C. (2018, October 17). Pythagoras. Retrieved from https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/win2018/entries/pythagoras/

Martinez, A. A. (2012). The cult of Pythagoras. Pittsburgh Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Hypatia: Episodes 4 - 6

October 2019

Research and References


Booth, C. (2017). Hypatia mathematician, philosopher, myth. Croydon: Fonthill.

Costa, G. (2012). Hypatia, the Daughter of Theon. Greek Orthodox Theological Review, 57(1–4), 275–327. Retrieved from http://lscsproxy.lonestar.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=ip,cpid&custid=s1088435&db=a9h&AN=91652514&site=ehost-live

Osen, L. M. (1974). Women in mathematics. Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press.

Sartre, M. (2009). Histoires grecques: Snapshots from antiquity. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press.

Paul Erdős: Episodes 7-9

November 2019

Research and References

Albers, D. J. (1986). Mathematical people profiles and interviews. Boston: Birkhäuser.

Currey, M. (2016). Daily rituals: How artists work. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Hoffman, P. (1998). The man who loved only numbers: The story of Paul Erdős and the search for mathematical truth. New York: Hyperion.

Honsberger, R. (1973). Mathematical gems from elementary combinatories, number theory, and geometry. Wash., D.C.: Mathematical Association of America.

Pierre De Fermat: Episodes 10-12

January - February 2020

Research and References

Boyer, C. B., & Merzbach, U. C. (2011). A history of mathematics. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Devlin, K. J. (2010). The unfinished game: Pascal, Fermat, and the seventeenth-century letter that made the world modern. New York: Basic Books.

Singh, S. (1998). Fermats enigma: the epic quest to solve the world’s greatest mathematical problem. New York: Anchor Books.

Girolamo Cardano Episode 13-16

March - April 2020

Research and References

Cardano, G. (1930). The book of my life (J. Stoner, Trans.). New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. https://ia801009.us.archive.org/9/items/GirolamoCardanoTheBookOfMyLifeDeVitaPropriaLiber/Girolamo%20Cardano%20-%20%27%27The%20Book%20of%20My%20Life%27%27%20%5BDe%20Vita%20Propria%20Liber%5D.pdf

Devlin, K. J. (2010). The unfinished game: Pascal, Fermat, and the seventeenth-century letter that made the world modern. New York: Basic Books.

Ekert, A. (2008). Complex and unpredictable Cardano. International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 47(8), 2101–2119. 10.1007/s10773-008-9775-1