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Educational Studies in Mathematics > 2019 > 101 > 1 > 7-17

*Educational Studies in Mathematics*. This paper describes the events leading to the foundation of this journal. It turns out that his wife, Suus Freudenthal, deserves more credit for her husband’s interest and achievements in mathematics education. The couple was interested in education from a social democratic perspective. The events leading to the foundation...

Lettera Matematica > 2018 > 6 > 3 > 193-197

Educational Studies in Mathematics > 2018 > 99 > 2 > 125-136

Zagadnienia Filozoficzne w Nauce > 2018 > 64 > 195-199

Lettera Matematica > 2018 > 6 > 2 > 93-102

*Propositiones philosophicae*and

*Instituzioni analitiche ad uso della gioventù italiana*. A third appendix is devoted to an algebraic curve that has taken its name from Agnesi: the

*versiera*, or witch of Agnesi.

Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology > 2017 > 131 > C > 261-272

Science & Education > 2017 > 26 > 7-9 > 1029-1052

Foundations of Science > 2018 > 23 > 4 > 597-602

*infinitesimals*published in 2014. The aim of the following article is to bring the various arguments together.

Lettera Matematica > 2017 > 5 > 2 > 163-166

*π*, or

*pi*, has crossed the author’s life. But most of all, it has crossed the entire history of mathematics. It was known in Mesopotamia and in Egypt. It gave Archimedes the opportunity to elaborate the method of exhaustion. It has been studied both in its nature (we now know that it is a transcendental irrational number) and to search for methods to compute its decimal digits. Even today...

Lettera Matematica > 2017 > 5 > 2 > 213-216

*n*variables rigorous as well, and to the subsequent extension to the functional calculus due to Vito Volterra.

Lettera Matematica > 2017 > 5 > 2 > 217-220

Educational Studies in Mathematics > 2017 > 96 > 3 > 349-365

*dépaysement épistémologique (epistemological disorientation)*emphasizes that the contact with the history of mathematics, particularly with the use of original sources, pushes aside commonplace students’ perspectives about the discipline and offers them a critical look towards mathematics’s historical, social and cultural aspects. Conceptually...

Lettera Matematica > 2017 > 5 > 2 > 125-129

Lettera Matematica > 2017 > 5 > 2 > 131-135

*Annali di Matematica Pura ed Applicata*, and much older organisations of mathematics, such as the Académie des sciences de Paris. Academic prizes...

Filosofický časopis (Philosophical Journal) > 2017 > 65 > 4 > 513-541

Nexus Network Journal > Nexus Network Journal > Guarino Guarini: Open Questions, Possible Solutions > 415-439

*Euclides adauctus*, along with the

*Appendix*to this printed a few months later, the role that philosophical and mathematical studies...