The great mathematicians.

New York, New York University Press, 1961.

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Subjects Mathematicians -- Biography.
Mathematics -- History.
Mathématiciens -- Biographies.
Mathématiques -- Histoire.
Description 141 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date 1961.
Summary A biography of mathematics includes stories of great mathematicians from the 6th century B.C. to the present.
Contents Early beginnings: Thales, Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans -- Eudoxus and the Athenian school -- Alexandria: Euclid, Archimedes, and Apollonius -- The second Alexandrian school: Pappus and Diophantus -- The Renaissance: Napier and Kepler; the rise of analysis -- Descartes and Pascal: the early French geometers and their contemporaries -- Isaac Newton -- The Bernoullis and Euler -- McLaurin and Lagrange -- Gauss and Hamilton: the nineteenth century -- More recent developments.
Genre Biography.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)699681
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Turnbull, H. W. 1885-1961.
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