Sherlock Holmes in Babylon : and other tales of mathematical history, edited by Marlow Anderson, Victor Katz, Robin Wilson, (electronic resource)
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 Sherlock Holmes in Babylon : and other tales of mathematical history, edited by Marlow Anderson, Victor Katz, Robin Wilson, (electronic resource)
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 and other tales of mathematical history
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 Ancient mathematics. Sherlock Holmes in Babylon / R. Creighton Buck  Words and pictures: new light on Plimpton 322 / Eleanor Robson  Mathematics, 600 B.C.600 A.D. / Max Dehn  Diophantus of Alexandria / J.D. Swift  Hypatia of Alexandria / A.W. Richeson  Hypatia and her mathematics / Michael A.B. Deakin  The evolution of mathematics in ancient China / Frank Swetz  Liu Hui and the first golden age of Chinese mathematics / Philip D. Straffin, Jr.  Number systems of the North American Indians / W.C. Eells  The number system of the Mayas / A.W. Richeson  Before the conquest / Marcia Ascher  Medieval and renaissance mathematics. The discovery of the series formula for [pi] by Leibniz, Gregory and Nilakantha / Ranjan Roy  Ideas of calculus in Islam and India / Victor J. Katz  Was calculus invented in India? / David Bressoud  An early iterative method for the determinationof sin 10 / Farhad Riahi 
 Leonardo of Pisa and his Liber Quadratorum / R.B. McClenon  The algorists vs. the abacists: an ancient controversy on the use of calculators / Barbara E. Reynolds  Sidelights on the CardanTartaglia controversy / Martin A. Nordgaard  Reading Bombelli's xpurgated algebra / Abraham Arcavi and Maxim Bruckheimer  The first work on mathematics printed in the New World / David Eugene Smith  The seventeenth century. An application of geography to mathematics: history of the integral of the secant / V. Frederick Rickey and Philip M. Tuchinsky  Some historical notes on the cycloid / E.A. Whitman  Descartes and the problemsolving / Judith Grabiner  René Descartes' curvedrawing devices: experiments in the relations between mechanical motion and symbolic language / David Dennis  Certain mathematical achievements of James Gregory / Max Dehn and E.D. Hellinger  The changing concept of change: the derivative from Fermat to Weierstrass / Judith V. Grabiner 
 The crooked made straight: Roberval and Newton on tangents / Paul R. Wolfson  On the discovery of the logarithmic series and its development in England up to Cotes / Josef Ehrenfried Hofmann  Isaac Newton: man, myth and mathematics / V. Frederick Rickey  Reading the master: Newton and the birth of celestial mechanics / Bruce Pourciau  Newton as an originator of polar coordinates / C.B. Boyer  Newton's method for resolving affected equations / Chris Christensen  A contribution of Leibniz to the history of complex numbers / R.B. McClenon  Functions of a curve: Leibniz's original notion of functions / David Dennis and Jere Confrey  The eighteenth century. Brook Taylor and the mathematical theory of linear perspectives / P.S. Jones  Was Newton's calculus a dead end? The continental influence of Maclaurin's treatise of fluxions / Judith Grabiner  Discussion of fluxions: from Berkeley to Woodhouse / Florian Cajori 
 The Bernoullis and the harmonic series / William Dunham  Leonhard Euler 17071783 / J.J. Burckhardt  The number e / J.L. Coolidge  Euler's vision of a general partial differential calculus for a generalized kind of function / Jesper Lützen  Euler and the fundamental theorem of algebra / William Dunham  Euler and differentials / Anthony P. Ferzola  Euler and quadratic reciprocity / Harold M. Edwards
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 x, 387 p.
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