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Philosophers at War : the Quarrel between Newton and Leibniz

Author: Alfred Rupert Hall
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1980.
Series: Cambridge books online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A blow-by-blow account of the celebrated controversy over the invention of the calculus.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Rupert Hall
ISBN: 9780511524066 0511524064 9780521227322 0521227321
OCLC Number: 776978853
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 22 Dec 2011).
Available through Cambridge books online SHEDL trial from 9th January 2012 to 9th July 2012.
Description: 1 online resource (356 pages)
Contents: Preface; Chronological outline; 1. Introduction; 2. Beginnings in Cambridge; 3. Newton states his claim: 1685; 4. Leibniz encounters Newton: 1672-1676; 5. The emergence of the calculus: 1677-1699; 6. The outbreak: 1693-1700; 7. Open warfare: 1700-1710; 8. The philosophical debate; 9. Thrust and parry: 1710-1713; 10. The dogs of war: 1713-1715; 11. War beyond death: 1715-1722; Appendix; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge books online.
Responsibility: Alfred Rupert Hall.

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