Mathematics Emerging: A Sourcebook 1540-1900
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Mathematics Emerging: A Sourcebook 1540-1900

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ISBN-13:
9780199226900
Einband:
Buch
Seiten:
653
Autor:
Jacqueline Stedall
Gewicht:
1633 g
Format:
244x198x38 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This book examines the development of mathematics from the late 16th Century to the end of the 19th Century. Each chapter will focus on a particular topic and outline its history with the provision of facsimiles of primary source material along with explanatory notes and modern interpretations.
1. Beginnings; 2. Fresh ideas; 3. Foreshadowings of calculus; 4. The calculus of Newton and of Leibniz; 5. Early mathematical physics: Newton's Principia; 6. Early number theory; 7. Early probability; 8. Power series; 9. Functions; 10. Making calculus work; 11. Limits and continuity; 12. Solving equations; 13. Groups, fields, ideals and rings; 14. Derivatives and integrals; 15. Complex analysis; 16. Convergence and completeness; 17. Linear algebra; 18. Foundations; PEOPLE, INSTITUTIONS, AND JOURNALS; BIBLIOGRAPHIES; INDEX
This book examines the development of mathematics from the late 16th Century to the end of the 19th Century. Each chapter will focus on a particular topic and outline its history with the provision of facsimiles of primary source material along with explanatory notes and modern interpretations.