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De Morgan, Augustus 1806-1871

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Works: 2,074 works in 2,988 publications in 7 languages and 11,720 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Anecdotes  Biography  History  Handbooks and manuals  Atlases  Textbooks  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Recipient
Classifications: BC135, 164
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A budget of paradoxes by Augustus De Morgan( Book )

54 editions published between 1859 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An important figure in the development of modern mathematical logic and abstract algebra, Augustus De Morgan (1806-71) was also a witty writer who made a hobby of collecting evidence of paradoxical and illogical thinking from historical sources as well as contemporary pamphlets and periodicals. Based on articles that had appeared in The Athenaeum during his lifetime, this work was edited by his widow and published in book form in 1872. It parades all varieties of crackpot, from circle-squarers to inventors of perpetual motion machines, all for the reader's entertainment and education. Filled with anecdotes, personal opinions and 'squibs' of every kind, the book remains enjoyable reading for those who are amused rather than appalled by the human condition. Also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection are the Memoir of Augustus De Morgan (1882), prepared by his wife, and his ambitious Formal Logic (1847)
On the syllogism, and other logical writings by Augustus De Morgan( Book )

26 editions published in 1966 in 3 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on probabilities, and on their application to life contingencies and insurance offices by Augustus De Morgan( Book )

50 editions published between 1838 and 2012 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the study and difficulties of mathematics by Augustus De Morgan( Book )

53 editions published between 1830 and 2014 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

XVI. On Proportion240XVII. Application of Algebra to the Measurement of Lines, Angles, Proportion of Figures, and Surfaces; Index
Formal logic : or, the calculus of inference, necessary and probable by Augustus De Morgan( Book )

35 editions published between 1847 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the end of antiquity to the middle of the nineteenth century it was generally believed that Aristotle had said all that there was to say concerning the rules of logic and inference. One of the ablest British mathematicians of his age, Augustus De Morgan (1806-71) played an important role in overturning that assumption with the publication of this book in 1847. He attempts to do several things with what we now see as varying degrees of success. The first is to treat logic as a branch of mathematics, more specifically as algebra. Here his contributions include his laws of complementation and the notion of a universe set. De Morgan also tries to tie together formal and probabilistic inference. Although he is never less than acute, the major advances in probability and statistics at the beginning of the twentieth century make this part of the book rather less prophetic
Journal of a tour in unsettled parts of North America, in 1796 & 1797 by Francis Baily( Book )

16 editions published between 1856 and 1975 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on the life and work of Newton by Augustus De Morgan( Book )

16 editions published between 1914 and 1973 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Boole-De Morgan correspondence, 1842-1864 by George Boole( Book )

11 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newton: his friend, and his niece by Augustus De Morgan( Book )

17 editions published between 1883 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arithmetical books from the invention of printing to the present time : being brief notices of a large number of works drawn up from actual inspection by Augustus De Morgan( Book )

42 editions published between 1847 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elements of arithmetic by Augustus De Morgan( Book )

62 editions published between 1830 and 1880 in English and Marathi and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence of scientific men of the seventeenth century; including letters of Barrow, Flamsteed, Wallis, and Newton, printed from the originals in the collection of the Right Honourable the Earl of Macclesfield by Stephen Peter Rigaud( Book )

14 editions published between 1841 and 1965 in English and Multiple languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elements of algebra preliminary to the differential calculus : and fit for the higher classes of schools in which the principles of arithmetic are taught by Augustus De Morgan( Book )

25 editions published between 1828 and 1937 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Formal logic (1847) by Augustus De Morgan( Book )

10 editions published between 1911 and 1926 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trigonometry and double algebra by Augustus De Morgan( Book )

11 editions published between 1849 and 2007 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The connexion of number and magnitude: an attempt to explain the fifth book of Euclid by Augustus De Morgan( Book )

11 editions published between 1836 and 2009 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eleventh chapter of the History of the Royal Society by Charles Richard Weld( Book )

6 editions published between 1848 and 1849 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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On the study and difficulties of mathematics
Alternative Names
Auguste De Morgan mathématicien britannique

Augusts De Morgans

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Augustus De Morgan Mathematician and logician

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Огастес де Морган шотландский математик и логик

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אוגוסטוס דה מורגן

أوغست دو مورغان

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The differential and integral calculus, containing differentiation, integration, development, series, differential equations, differences, summation, equations of differences, calculus of variations, definite integrals, --with applications to algebra, plane geometry, solid geometry, and mechanics. Also, Elementary illustrations of the differential and integral calculusAn essay on probabilities, and on their application to life contingencies and insurance officesOn the study and difficulties of mathematicsFormal logic : or, the calculus of inference, necessary and probableArithmetical books from the invention of printing to the present time : being brief notices of a large number of works drawn up from actual inspectionThe elements of algebra preliminary to the differential calculus : and fit for the higher classes of schools in which the principles of arithmetic are taughtTrigonometry and double algebraThe connexion of number and magnitude: an attempt to explain the fifth book of Euclid