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## Hilbert on Theology and Its Discontents: The Origin Myth of Modern Mathematics

*Colin McLarty*

*Apostolos Doxiadis and Barry Mazur (eds)*

### in Circles Disturbed: The Interplay of Mathematics and Narrative

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691149042
- eISBN:
- 9781400842681
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691149042.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter examines the myth surrounding Paul Gordan's response to David Hilbert's finiteness theorems. A proof introduced by Hilbert in 1888 became the paradigm of modern axiomatic mathematics. In ... More

## Faith and Thought: Stokes as a Religious Man of Science

*Stuart Mathieson*

### in George Gabriel Stokes: Life, Science and Faith

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- August 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198822868
- eISBN:
- 9780191861321
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198822868.003.0010
- Subject:
- Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter examines Stokes as an outspoken scientist of faith. It uses Stokes to examine the intellectual threats to conservative Christianity in the second half of the nineteenth century, and ... More

## The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703), Volume I: (1641 - 1659)

*Philip Beeley and Christoph J. Scriba*

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198510666
- eISBN:
- 9780191705892
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Discontinued
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510666.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book is the first of a six volume edition of the complete correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703). It begins with his earliest known letters written shortly ... More

## The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703): Volume II (1660 – September 1668)

*Philip Beeley and Christoph Scriba*

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198566014
- eISBN:
- 9780191713996
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Discontinued
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566014.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This is the second book of a six volume edition of the complete correspondence of one of the leading figures in the scientific revolution of the 17th century, the Oxford mathematician and theologian ... More

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