A historian looks back : the calculus as algebra and selected writings, by Judith V. Grabiner, (electronic resource)
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 A historian looks back : the calculus as algebra and selected writings, by Judith V. Grabiner, (electronic resource)
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 the calculus as algebra and selected writings
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 by Judith V. Grabiner
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 "Part I was formerly published as The calculus as algebra: J.L. Lagrange, 17361813 by Garland Publishing, New York, 1990"P. facing t.p
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 Includes bibliographical references and index
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 Contents

 Newton, Maclaurin, and the authority of mathematics
 Why should historical truth matter to mathematicians? dispelling myths while promoting maths
 Why did Lagrange "prove" the parallel postulate?
 The calculus as algebra
 The mathematician, the historian, and the history of mathematics
 Who gave you the epsilon? Cauchy and the origins of rigorous calculus
 The changing concept of change: the derivative from Fermat to Weierstrass
 The centrality of mathematics in the history of western thought
 Descartes and problemsolving
 The calculus as algebra, the calculus as geometry: Lagrange, Maclaurin, and their legacy
 Was Newton's calculus a dead end? the continental influence of Maclaurin's treatise of fluxions
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 ebr10722470
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 xv, 287 p.
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 ill
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 .b34884233
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 Electronic reproduction.
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 remote
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