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Historiography of the circulations of mathematical ideas: the case of the "Kerala School"
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In this paper, we would like to reflect on the shifting historiography of circulations of the results of the "Kerala School". Our study will describe the historical formation of this idea of "Kerala School" in nationalist historiographies, from those ascertaining that its results were arrived at independently from a European influence, to the idea that its achievements could have travelled to Europe through Jesuit missionaries. However another history of circulations is possible, that of the possible influence of islamicate mathematics and astronomy on the authors identified with this school Show more
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SubjectMathematics and astronomy in India; Scholary lineage; Historiography of mathematics
Organisational unit02045 - Departement Geistes-, Sozial- und Staatswissenschaften / Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences
09591 - Wagner, Roy
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