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Before Newton : the Life and Times of Isaac Barrow

Author: Mordechai Feingold
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive re-evaluation of Isaac Barrow (1630-1677), one of the more prominent and intriguing of all seventeenth-century men of science.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Isaac Barrow; Isaac Barrow
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mordechai Feingold
ISBN: 9780511983559 0511983557 9780521306942 0521306949
OCLC Number: 776970591
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 22 Dec 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (396 pages)
Contents: List of contributors; Editor's preface; 1. Isaac Barrow: divine, scholar, mathematician Mordechai Feingold; 2. The Optical Lectures and the foundations of the theory of optical imagery Alan E. Shapiro; 3. Barrow's mathematics: between ancients and moderns Michael S. Mahoney; 4. Isaac Barrow's academic milieu: Interregnum and Restoration Cambridge John Gascoigne; 5. Barrow as a scholar Anthony Grafton; 6. The preacher Irene Simon; 7. Isaac Barrow's library Mordechai Feingold; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Mordechai Feingold.
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