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Capitalism and Arithmetic

The New Math of the 15th Century, Including the Full Text of the Treviso Arithmetic of 1478

by Frank Swetz

  • 259 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Open Court Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History of science,
  • History Of Mathematics,
  • Arithmetic,
  • Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8088726M
    ISBN 100875484387
    ISBN 109780875484389

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Newman University of Alabama This fascinating window into the world of mercantile capitalism at the end of the fifteenth century, together with its associated arithmetical practices, offers an unusual insight into how the burgeoning trade of the time was enhanced.

"The Treviso Arithmetic, or Arte dell'Abbaco, is an anonymous textbook in commercial arithmetic written in vernacular Venetian and published in Treviso, Italy in The Treviso Arithmetic is the earliest known printed mathematics book in the West, and one of the first printed European textbooks dealing with a science.

The Treviso Arithmetic is a practical book intended for self. Capitalism Arithmetic book cover The Future of Money by Michael Marrotta. : Get this from a library.

Capitalism and arithmetic: the new math of the 15th century, including the full text of the Treviso arithmetic oftranslated by David Eugene Smith. [Frank J Swetz; David Eugene Smith] -- "The Treviso Arithmetic, or Arte dell'Abbaco, is an anonymous textbook in commercial arithmetic written in vernacular Venetian and published in Treviso, Italy in Books shelved as capitalism: Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything: Cap.

Capitalism is an economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit. Characteristics central to capitalism include private property, capital accumulation, wage labor, voluntary exchange, a price system and competitive markets.

In a capitalist market economy, decision-making and investments are determined by every owner. Capitalism and arithmetic: the new math of the 15th century, including the full text of the Treviso arithmetic oftranslated by David Eugene Smith / Author: Frank J.

Swetz. --Publication info: La Salle, Ill.: Open Court, Format: Book. Your next book is The Passions and The Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism Before its Triumph, by the great Albert O Hirschman. This is a great book.

It traces the history of an idea that is central to our whole civilisation today. The idea is that human nature is basically unruly and destructive, or has the potential to become so, but that we’ve designed a society that sets a.

Capitalism and Arithmetic and Casting Out Nines. Recently, I borrowed a copy of Frank J. Swetz’s book, Capitalism & Arithmetic: The New Math of the 15th Century (sadly, there is no PDF on the Internet, to the best of my knowledge).

It was really interesting. The book is a translation with commentary of the Treviso Arithmetic, published in in Treviso, Italy, by an unknown author. Adam Smith tends to be seen as the founder of capitalism and modern economics, but he was, first and foremost, a moral philosopher.

Dennis Rasmussen, author of The Infidel and the Professor—a book about Smith’s friendship with David Hume—selects the best books by and about Adam Smith. Partway through Capitalism in the Web of Life, Jason W. Moore provides the imperative for a complete theoretical reworking and synthesis of Marxist, environmental, and feminist thought by asserting: “I think many of us understand intuitively – even if our analytical frames lag behind – that capitalism is more than an “economic” system, and even more than a.

George Reisman. George Reisman, Ph.D., is Pepperdine University Professor Emeritus of Economics and the author of Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics (Ottawa, Illinois: Jameson Books, ; Kindle Edition, ).

See his author's page for additional titles by him. His website is and his blog is. The advent of the social (Lerman, ) and sociopolitical (Valero, ) turns signalled a preoccupation in the community with the ways in which cultural conditions, societal arrangements and political decisions influence the way students, teachers, researchers and policy makers engage with mathematics first decade of the s was a prolific period Author: Alexandre Pais.

A crowd-sourced list of 50 books that capture the spirit of breakthrough capitalism John Elkington for the Guardian Professional Network Tue 29 May EDT First published on Tue 29 May.Endnotes: [1] The American Sociological Association has granted Capitalism in the Web of Life the Section on the Political Economy of the World-System Book Award.

Still, I found reading “Capitalism in the Web of Life” challenging. It is poorly edited and rife with repetitions.