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The historical development of the calculus

Author: C Henry Edwards
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1979.
Series: Springer study edition
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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My goal in writing this book was to present an account of this development that is accessible, not solely to students of the history of mathematics, but to the wider mathematical community for which  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edwards, C.H. (Charles Henry), 1937-
Historical development of the calculus.
New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1979
(OCoLC)623809340
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C Henry Edwards
ISBN: 0387904360 9780387904368 3540904360 9783540904366 3540943137 9783540943136 0387943137 9780387943138
OCLC Number: 5101559
Description: xii, 351 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Area, number, and limit concepts in antiquity --
Archimedes --
Twilight, darkness, and dawn --
Early indivisibles and infinitesimal techniques --
Early tangent constructions --
Napier's wonderful logarithms --
The arithmetic of the infinite --
The calculus according to Newton --
The calculus according to Leibniz --
The Age of Euler --
The calculus according to Cauchy, Riemann, and Weierstrass --
Postscript: the twentieth century.
Series Title: Springer study edition
Responsibility: C.H. Edwards, Jr.

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