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The quarrel between Newton and Leibniz

Author: A Rupert Hall
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press : [distributor] Cambridge University Press, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A blow-by-blow account of the celebrated controversy over the invention of the calculus.
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Named Person: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Isaac Newton, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Rupert Hall
ISBN: 9780521227322 0521227321
OCLC Number: 851979199
Language Note: English.
Notes: Replaced by: 9780521524896.
Target Audience: Professional & Vocational.
Description: 352 pages ; 69 x 15 x 3 cm
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.
Responsibility: A. Rupert Hall.

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A blow-by-blow account of the celebrated controversy over the invention of the calculus.

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