# History of Mathematics

Welcome to the History of Mathematics web page. History of Mathematics is a multidisciplinary subject with a strong presence in Oxford. This page details some of the group's links and activities.

### Historians of mathematics in Oxford

Inside the Mathematical Institute ...

- Jackie Stedall – mathematics of the 16th to 18th centuries, history of algebra
- Peter Neumann – history of algebra, especially of the 19th and 20th centuries

... and others in Oxford with an active interest in history of mathematics

- Philip Beeley – correspondence of John Wallis
- Rosie Cretney – the correspondence of Leonhard Euler
- Howard Emmens – history of group theory
- Raymond Flood – Irish mathematics
- Keith Hannabuss – 19th-century mathematics
- Chris Hollings – history of the algebraic theory of semigroups
- Stephen Johnston – mathematical instruments
- Mark Thakkar – mathematics in medieval theology
- Benjamin Wardhaugh – social history of mathematics in early modern England
- Robin Wilson – 19th-century mathematics

Beyond Oxford the group has close connections to:

- British Society for the History of Mathematics
- Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge
- Centre for History of Mathematical Sciences, Open University
- Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
- Historians of mathematics within CNRS, Paris
- History of Mathematics Group, Uppsala

### Teaching

The group offers the following teaching:

- O1 History of Mathematics for third-year mathematics undergraduates
**O**for third-year mathematics undergraduates**E**Extended essay- OD Dissertation for fourth-year mathematics undergraduates