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The historical development of the calculus

Author: Charles Henry Edwards
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1979.
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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Henry Edwards
ISBN: 0387943137 9780387943138 0387904360 9780387904368 3540904360 9783540904366
OCLC Number: 318175106
Description: xii, 351 p. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Area Number and Limit Concepts in Antiquity; 2. Archimedes; 3. Twilight, Darkness and Dawn; 4. Early Indivisibles and Infinitesimal Techniques; 5. Early Tangent Constructions; 6. Napier's Wonderful Logarithms; 7. The Arithmetic of the Infinite; 8. The Calculus According to Newton; 9. The Calculus According to Leibniz; 10. The Age of Euler; 11. The Calculus According to Cauchy, Riemann and Weierstrass; 12. Postscript: The Twentieth Century; Index
Responsibility: C.H. Edwards, Jr.

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