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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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Innovations in mathematics over these five centuries caused revolutions in European civilisation and science - several times. Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, algebraic geometry and what they called Rational Mechanics or the mathematics of the infinite (you call it the calculus) changed the West's economy and technology and science repeatedly. This history is a story of developments in mathematics that came about for all sorts of accidental and incidental reasons, changed the economy of Europe, created capitalism, gave rise to the ambitions underlying modern science, and created the most powerful analytical tool known to humans. 

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Virtual Classroom

This course takes place online using the teleconferencing software ZOOM.

If you have any queries about the software or accessing the course, please email the Lifelong Learning team:

Course dates

13 Nov 2020 to 19 Nov 2020

Course duration

7 days

Apply by

12 Nov 2020

Course fee


Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


Virtual Classroom
(via Zoom or equivalent)

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