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    Ali Behboud (2000). Comments on Macià's Paper. Theoria 15 (2):259-262.
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    Ali Behboud (1997). Remarks on Bolzano's Collections. Grazer Philosophische Studien 53:109-115.
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    Ali Behboud (2006). Steve Russ. The Mathematical Works of Bernard Bolzano. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. XXX + 698. Isbn 0-19-853930-. [REVIEW] Philosophia Mathematica 14 (3):352-362.
    In his book on The Mathematics of Great Amateurs Coolidge starts the chapter on Bolzano saying that he included Bolzano because it seemed interesting to him ‘that a man who was a remarkable pulpit orator, only removed from his chair for his political opinions, should have thought so far into the deepest problems of a science which he never taught in a professional capacity’ [Coolidge, 1990, p. 195]. In fact, considering Bolzano's poor health and his enormous productivity in his ‘professional (...)
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  4. Ali Behboud (2002). Pappus Of Alexandria And The Mathematics Of Late Antiquity. [REVIEW] Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 93:102-103.
    Greek mathematics is usually seen as having reached its height in a “golden age” around 300 b.c., after which it declined, reaching a rather sad stage in late antiquity. In this latter period Pappus of Alexandria stands out as one of the last competent mathematicians, although even his Mathematical Collection has been valued by historians mainly for its wealth of information on earlier mathematical achievements. In her readable book, Serafina Cuomo sets out to correct the conventional view of mathematics in (...)
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