## Indian Mathematics: Engaging With The World From Ancient To Modern Times
Accessible to those who have an interest in the global history of mathematical ideas, for the historians, philosophers and sociologists of mathematics, it is a book not to be missed. |

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### Contents

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An Overview | 15 |

A Seamless Story or Two Separate Episodes? | 41 |

Mathematics in Jain and Buddhist Literature | 97 |

The Bakhshali and Siddhanta Episodes | 145 |

Aryabhata I and his Followers | 163 |

From Brahmagupta to Mahavira | 199 |

Bhaskaracharya and His Legacy | 249 |

The Kerala School and Its Impact | 325 |

From Ancient Beginnings to Nilakantha | 397 |

Texts Translations and Dissemination | 427 |

The Rise of Western Mathematics | 441 |

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Narayana Pandita and Successors | 297 |

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Indian Mathematics: Engaging with the World, from Ancient to Modern Times George Gheverghese Joseph No preview available - 2016 |

Indian Mathematics: Engaging with the World, from Ancient to Modern Times George Gheverghese Joseph No preview available - 2016 |

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