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1995 Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Francisco, CA, January 47, 1995
Meeting #897
Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS amagid@ou.edu
Donovan H Van Osdol, MAA dv@christa.unh.edu
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, I

8:00 a.m.
A mathematical intersection: M. L. Cartwright and J. E. Littlewood.
Shawnee L. McMurran*, Providence College
James Joseph Tattersall, Providence College
(8970120)

8:30 a.m.
Some episodes in the history of partition theory.
James Joseph Tattersall*, Providence College
(8970121)

9:00 a.m.
We have been reading the wrong text of Euclid.
Wilbur R. Knorr*, Stanford University
(8970178)

9:30 a.m.
AlKuhi's solution to a problem inspired by Archimedes.
J. L. Berggren*, Simon Fraser University
(89701354)

10:00 a.m.
Abraham Robinson and the creation of nonstandard analysis: A personal and mathematical odyssey.
Joseph W. Dauben*, City College, City University of New York
(8970101)

10:30 a.m.
Marshall Islands stick charts: A case in ethnomathematics.
Marcia Ascher*, Ithaca College
(8970158)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, II

1:00 p.m.
Sophie Germain's contributions to Fermat's last theorem: A reevaluation.
Reinhard C. Laubenbacher, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
David John Pengelley*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(89701178)

1:30 p.m.
A theorem of Barrow using the ``new method" of Leibniz.
V. Frederick Rickey*, Bowling Green State University
(89701838)

2:00 p.m.
Maclaurin among the molasses barrels: Mathematics and society in eighteenthcentury Britain.
Judith V. Grabiner*, Pitzer College
(89701193)

2:45 p.m.
Influence of analysis on the development of topology.
Erwin O. Kreyszig*, Carleton University
(8970130)

3:30 p.m.
The prehistory of infinitary logic.
Gregory H. Moore*, McMaster University
(89701300)

4:00 p.m.
Leonhard Euler's Berlin years: The first decade 17411751.
Ronald Calinger*, Catholic University of America
(89701259)

4:30 p.m.
Edmund Husserl's doctoral dissertation in the calculus of variations.
Craig G. Fraser*, University of Toronto
(8970143)

5:00 p.m.
Integral (l/x)dx = ln(x) + C: Why is it defined? How it was discovered. Who were responsible.
Barnabas Hughes*, California State University, Northridge
(89701575)

5:30 p.m.
Jourdain's failures.
Alejandro R. Garciadiego*, University National Autonoma de Mexico
(89701319)

6:00 p.m.
On Jacobi's remarkable curve theorem.
John McCleary*, Vassar College
(89701144)
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