On the data of Euclid

유클리드의 자료론(Euclid's Data)에 대하여

  • Published : 2008.05.31


This study is about the Data which is one of Euclid's writing. It dealt with the organization of contents, formal system and mathematical meaning. First, we investigated the organization of contents of the Data. Second, on the basis of this investigation, we analyzed the formal system of the Data. It contains the analysis of described method of definition, proposition, proof and the meaning of 'given'. Third, we explored the mathematical meaning of the Data which can be classified as algebraic point of view, geometric point of view and the opposite point of view to 'The Elements'.