Study on Pardies' 《ELEMENS DE GEOMETRIE》

Pardies의 《기하 원론》 탐구

  • Chang, Hyewon (Dept. of Math. Edu., Seoul National Univ. of Edu.)
  • Received : 2018.10.16
  • Accepted : 2018.12.16
  • Published : 2018.12.31


This study aims to analyze Pardies' ${\ll}$Elements of geometry${\gg}$. This book is very interesting from the perspectives of mathematical history as well as of mathematical education. Because it was used for teaching Kangxi emperor geometry in the Qing Dynasty in China instead of Euclid's which was considered as too difficult to study geometry. It is expected that this book suggests historical and educational implications because it appeared in the context of instruction of geometry in the seventeenth century of mathematical history. This study includes the analyses on the contents of Pardies' ${\ll}$Elements of geometry${\gg}$, the author's advice for geometry learning, several geometrical features, and some features from the view of elementary school mathematics, of which the latter two contain the comparisons with other authors' as well as school mathematics. Moreover, some didactical implications were induced based on the results of the study.


Supported by : 서울교육대학교


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