Kosambi's vision of science: A critical appreciation

Narasimhan, MG (2011) Kosambi's vision of science: A critical appreciation. Resonance, 16 (6). pp. 529-539. ISSN 0971-8044

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Abstract: Damodar Dharmananda Kosambi (1907–1966) was an eminent mathematician, scientist, innovative Marxist, a maverick scholar, and historian of contemporary India. Combining both versatility and a certain sense of virtuosity Kosambi made seminal contributions to a wide variety of disciplines spread across from pure and applied mathematics to archaeology and Indology. In the course of these writings he provided an incisive analysis of various developments in science and technology and novel perspectives onmany topics related to mathematics (especially in number theory and statistics), genetics and India’s past history, present concerns, and future growth.
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Subjects: School of Humanities > Science Studies
Divisions: Schools > Humanities
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2011 05:13
Last Modified: 08 May 2015 09:53
Official URL: http://www.ias.ac.in/resonance/June2011/p529-539.p...
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    URI: http://eprints.nias.res.in/id/eprint/250

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