# Morris Kline

American mathematician, teacher and author

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## Morris Kline's Degrees

- PhD Mathematics Columbia University

## Why Is Morris Kline Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Morris Kline was a professor of mathematics, a writer on the history, philosophy, and teaching of mathematics, and also a popularizer of mathematical subjects. Education and career Kline was born to a Jewish family in Brooklyn and resided in Jamaica, Queens. After graduating from Boys High School in Brooklyn, he studied mathematics at New York University, earning a bachelor's degree in 1930, a master's degree in 1932, and a doctorate in 1936. He continued at NYU as an instructor until 1942.

## Morris Kline's Published Works

### Published Works

- Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times (1972) (1505)
- Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty (1981) (691)
- Electromagnetic theory and geometrical optics (1965) (378)
- Mathematics in Western Culture. (1954) (289)
- Why Johnny Can't Add: The Failure of the New Math. (1974) (150)
- Mathematics and the Search for Knowledge (1985) (133)
- Calculus: An Intuitive and Physical Approach (1967) (124)
- An asymptotic solution of Maxwell's equations (1951) (107)
- Euler and Infinite Series (1983) (71)
- Mathematics, A Cultural Approach (1962) (65)
- Mathematics for the Nonmathematician (1985) (64)
- Mathematics and the Physical World (1959) (35)
- Logic Versus Pedagogy (1970) (30)
- Some Bessel Equations and Their Applications to Guide and Cavity Theory (1948) (19)
- Why the Professor Can't Teach: Mathematics and the Dilemma of University Education@@@The Professor Game (1979) (18)
- Asymptotic Solution of Linear Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equations (1954) (9)
- Mathematics : an introduction to its spirit and use : readings from Scientific American (1979) (5)
- Mathematics in the modern world : readings from 'Scientific American' : with introductions by Morris Kline (1968) (4)
- A Proposal for the High School Mathematics Curriculum: Principles of the Modern Mathematics Curricula (1966) (4)
- Freshman Mathematics as an Integral Part of Western Culture (1954) (4)
- The Straight Line (1956) (4)
- BOOK AND FILM REVIEWS: A Book for All Seasons: Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times (1974) (3)
- Asymptotic solutions of maxwell's equations involving fractional powers of the frequency (1955) (3)
- Introduction to mathematics (1938) (3)
- Note on Elementary Vector Analysis and on an Application to Differential Geometry (1936) (2)
- The New Math: A Passing Aberration. (1974) (2)
- Intellectuals and the Schools: A Case History (1966) (2)
- NACOME: Implications for Curriculum Design. (1976) (2)
- A Bessel function expansion (1950) (1)
- Carl B. Boyer — in memoriam (1976) (1)
- Electromagnetic research at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University (1956) (1)
- The Influence of Newtonian Mathematics on Literature and Aesthetics (1954) (1)
- Book Review:From the Calculus to Set Theory, 1630-1910: An Introductory History I. Grattan-Guinness (1981) (1)
- BOOK AND FILM REVIEWS: A Better Way to Teach Mathematics: Why Johnny Can't Add: The Failure of the New Math (1973) (1)
- The New Mathematics Fades Away. (1973) (0)
- Mathematics; A Culutural Approach. (1962) (0)
- Curriculum Development in Mathematics. By Geoffrey Howson, Christine Keitel, and Jeremy Kilpatrick (1984) (0)
- Nevertheless, Let's Get on with the Job (1981) (0)
- Angles on creativity (1983) (0)
- Note on homology theory for locally bicompact spaces (1939) (0)
- Firsts for feminism (1984) (0)
- Courant in Gottingen and New York, The Story of an Improbable Mathematician. (1978) (0)
- Homomorphism of Rings and Fields of Point Sets (1938) (0)
- Representation of homeomorphisms in Hilbert space (1939) (0)
- Makers of Mathematics and Mathematics: Our Great Heritage (1948) (0)
- BOOK AND FILM REVIEWS: Collector's Item: Mathematics in the Modern World (1969) (0)
- BOOK AND FILM REVIEWS: Mathematics and the Physical World (1964) (0)
- Questions, Discussions, and Notes (1936) (0)
- Morris kline; the dekline from grace (1982) (0)

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