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《Journal of Dialectics of Nature》 2010-01
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David Eugene Smith:A Great Historian of Mathematics,Mathematics Educator and Humanist

WANG Xiao-qin(Department of Mathematics,East China Normal University,Shanghai)  
David Eugene Smith,a famous mathematics educator and historian of mathematics,is a person who has various talents and deep learning and attained versatile achievements.He was a great traveler all over the world,an extraordinary collector of old manuscripts in mathematics,an industrious author of over 150 mathematics textbooks,of which many were popular.He was the first person to give lectures on history and teaching of mathematics in teacher's colleges in the United States and the founder of doctoral program in mathematics education in the world.He founded the International Commission of Mathematics Teaching and lit seven candles of ideal in mathematics education.He was a humanist and founder of the History of Science Society,giving an impulse to the movement of humanism in science in the United States during the first half of the 20th century.His History of Mathematics,A Source Book in Mathematics and Rara Arithmetica are now the authoritative classics in the field of mathematical history.Having been the first American scholar studying and attaching importance to ancient Chinese mathematics,he became a pioneer of the mathematical exchange between China and the United States.
【Key Words】: David Eugene Smith Mathematics education History of mathematics Humanism History of ancient Chinese mathematics
【Fund】: 上海市2008年度教育科学研究项目“数学史与数学史教育”(立项编号:B08014)的部分成果
【CateGory Index】: O11
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【Citations】
Chinese Journal Full-text Database 2 Hits
1 Zhang Dianzhou;CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN LI YAN AND D.E.SMITH DURING(1915—1917)[J];China Historical Materials of Science and Technology;1991-01
2 Zhang Dianzhou Wang Shanping;Y.MIKAMI,L.VAN HEE AND D.E.SMITH——STUDIES OF HISTORY OF CHINESE MATHEMATICS ABROAD IN THE EARLY PERIOD OF THIS CENTURY[J];China Historical Materials of Science and Technology;1993-04
【Co-citations】
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1 YANG Hui-yu(School of Humanities,Shanghai Jiao Tong University,Shanghai 200240,China);On L.van Hée′s Study of Chinese Indeterminate Analysis[J];Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University(Philosophy and Social Sciences);2006-05
2 LIU Qiu-hua1,GUO Jin-bin21.College of Political Science and Law,Hubei Normal University,Hubei Huangshi 435002,China;2.School of Philosophy,Xiamen University,Fujian Xiamen 361005,China;Yoshio Mikami's Study on the History of Chinese Mathematics and Its Influence[J];Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University(Philosophy and Social Sciences);2008-06
3 YANG Hui-yuSchool of Foreign Languages,Shanghai Jiaotong University,Shanghai 200030,China;On Studies by Van Hée,Petrucci,and Gauchet on Ancient Chinese Mathematics[J];Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University(Philosophy and Social Sciences);2010-05
4 Du Shiran;IN MEMORY OF PROF.LI YAN[J];China Historical Materials of Science and Technology;1992-04
5 Zhang Dianzhou Wang Shanping;Y.MIKAMI,L.VAN HEE AND D.E.SMITH——STUDIES OF HISTORY OF CHINESE MATHEMATICS ABROAD IN THE EARLY PERIOD OF THIS CENTURY[J];China Historical Materials of Science and Technology;1993-04
6 XU Yibao(Borough of Manhattan Community College,City University of New York,199 Chambers Street,New York NY 10007,USA);The Correspondence between Li Yan and David Eugene Smith[J];Studies in the History of Natural Sciences;2011-04
【Secondary Citations】
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1 Zhang Dianzhou;CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN LI YAN AND D.E.SMITH DURING(1915—1917)[J];China Historical Materials of Science and Technology;1991-01
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