MacLaurin, Colin 16981746
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Works:  131 works in 583 publications in 5 languages and 5,311 library holdings 

Genres:  Records and correspondence History Caricatures and cartoons Observations Biography Humor 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Honoree 
Classifications:  QA803, 531 
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Most widely held works about
Colin MacLaurin
 The collected letters of Colin MacLaurin by Colin MacLaurin( Book )
 MacLaurin's physical dissertations by Colin MacLaurin( Book )
 Bicentenary of the death of Colin Maclaurin (16981746), mathematician and philosopher, professor of mathematics in Marischal College, Aberdeen (17171725) lecture by H. W Turnbull( Book )
 Was Newton's calculus just a dead end? Maclaurin and the Scottish connection by Judith V Grabiner( Visual )
 A treatise of fluxions in two books by Colin MacLaurin( Book )
 Colin Maclaurin ou L'obstination mathématicienne d'un newtonien by Olivier Bruneau( Book )
 Studien über MacLaurin's geometrische darstellung elliptischer integrale by Felix Mller( Book )
 Colin MacLaurin (16981746) : Argyllshire's mathematician by E. F Robertson( Book )
 An account of Sir Isaac Newton's philosophical discoveries by Colin MacLaurin( Book )
 Lettera del signor Giovanni Galfi al signor Flavio Gangini : contenente alcune osservazioni intorno tre articoli dell'opera del signor Colin Maclaurin sopra il calcolo delle flussioni by Giulio Carlo Fagnano( Book )
 Colin MacLaurin and the foundations of the method of fluxions by Erik Lars Sageng( )
 Letter: 1864 May 23, Allerby, Melrose, to David Laing by David Brewster( Book )
 Colin Maclaurin. Coloured stipple engraving by R. Page, 1814( Visual )
 Colin Maclaurin. Stipple engraving by S. Freeman after Percey( Visual )
 Colin Maclaurin. Stipple engraving, 1798( Visual )
 Life of Colin MacLaurin 16981746( Book )
 Colin Maclaurin. Engraving by T. Trotter, 1798( Visual )
 Colin MacLaurin letter to Sir Isaac Newton by Colin MacLaurin( )
 Papers of the Earl of Morton by James Douglas Morton( )
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Most widely held works by
Colin MacLaurin
An account of Sir Isaac Newton's philosophical discoveries by
Colin MacLaurin(
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128 editions published between 1748 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
128 editions published between 1748 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treatise of algebra in three parts : containing, I. The fundamental rules and operations, II. The composition and resolution
of equations of all degrees, and the different affections of their roots, III. The application of algebra and geometry to
each other : to which is added an appendix concerning the general properties of geometrical lines by
Colin MacLaurin(
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101 editions published between 1748 and 2005 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
101 editions published between 1748 and 2005 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treatise of fluxions in two books by
Colin MacLaurin(
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68 editions published between 1742 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
68 editions published between 1742 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geometria organica, sive, Descriptio linearum curvarum universalis by
Colin MacLaurin(
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25 editions published between 1720 and 2005 in Latin and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
25 editions published between 1720 and 2005 in Latin and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traité d'algebre, et de la maniere de l'appliquer by
Colin MacLaurin(
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28 editions published between 1729 and 1796 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
28 editions published between 1729 and 1796 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Universal arithmetick: or, A treatise of arithmetical composition and resolution by
Isaac Newton(
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8 editions published between 1732 and 1761 in Latin and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published between 1732 and 1761 in Latin and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Songs in the justiciary opera composed fifty years ago by
Colin MacLaurin(
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4 editions published in 1816 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1816 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treatise of practical geometry. In three parts by
David Gregory(
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15 editions published between 1745 and 1796 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1745 and 1796 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
MacLaurin's physical dissertations by
Colin MacLaurin(
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7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Scottish mathematician Colin MacLaurin (16981746) is known for developing and extending Newton's work in calculus, geometry and gravitation; his "Treatise of Fluxions" was the first exposition of Newton's methods. This book presents these important works in translation, preceded by a translation of MacLaurin's MA dissertation on gravity
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Scottish mathematician Colin MacLaurin (16981746) is known for developing and extending Newton's work in calculus, geometry and gravitation; his "Treatise of Fluxions" was the first exposition of Newton's methods. This book presents these important works in translation, preceded by a translation of MacLaurin's MA dissertation on gravity
Concerning the sudden and surprising changes observed in the surface of Jupiter's body by
Colin MacLaurin(
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1 edition published in 1754 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1754 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of the cause of the variation of the obliquity of the ecliptic by
Colin MacLaurin(
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1 edition published in 1754 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1754 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical principles of natural philosophy ; and, Optics by
Isaac Newton(
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8 editions published between 1726 and 1833 in Latin and Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Optics. By Sir Isaac Newton. Treatise on light, by Christiaan Huygens
8 editions published between 1726 and 1833 in Latin and Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Optics. By Sir Isaac Newton. Treatise on light, by Christiaan Huygens
Traité des fluxions by
Colin MacLaurin(
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2 editions published in 1749 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1749 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mélanges de géométrie pure comprenant diverses applications des théories exposées dans le Traité de géométrie supérieure
de M. Chasles au mouvement infiniment petit d'un corps, aux sections coniques, aux courbes du troisième ordre, etc : et la
traduction du traité de Maclaurin sur les courbes du troisième ordre by
M Chasles(
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1 edition published in 1856 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1856 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traité des fluxions by
Colin MacLaurin(
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2 editions published in 1749 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1749 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collected letters of Colin MacLaurin by
Colin MacLaurin(
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4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bicentenary of the death of Colin Maclaurin (16981746), mathematician and philosopher, professor of mathematics in Marischal
College, Aberdeen (17171725) lecture by
H. W Turnbull(
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3 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A defence of the letter published in the Philosophical transactions for March and April 1729 concerning the impossible roots
of equations in a letter from the author, to a friend at London by
Colin MacLaurin(
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6 editions published between 1730 and 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 1730 and 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treatise of algebra, in three parts. Containing by
Colin MacLaurin(
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2 editions published in 1748 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1748 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The poetical and dramatic works of Colin Maclaurin, Esq. advocate, and of the late George Maclaurin, Esq. writer, Edinburgh,
&c. & c by
Colin MacLaurin(
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1 edition published in 1812 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1812 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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