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The Origins of the Infinitesimal Calculus

Margaret E. Baron
Publisher: 
Dover Publications
Publication Date: 
2004
Number of Pages: 
320
Format: 
Hardcover
Price: 
50.00
ISBN: 
0486495442
Category: 
Monograph
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Preface. Introduction
1. Greek Mathematics
2. The Transition to Western Europe
3. Some Centre of Gravity Determinations in the Later Sixteenth Century
4. Infinitesimals and Indivisibles in the Early Seventeenth Century
5. Further Advances in France and Italy
6. Consolidation of Gains: France, England and the Low Countries
7. Epilogue: Newton and Leibniz
  Bibliography. Index

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