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The Mathematical Papers of Isaac Newton: Volume 2, 1667-1670 (Paperback) Loot Price: R970
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The Mathematical Papers of Isaac Newton: Volume 2, 1667-1670 (Paperback): Isaac Newton
The Mathematical Papers of Isaac Newton: Volume 2, 1667-1670 (Paperback): Isaac Newton

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The Mathematical Papers of Isaac Newton: Volume 2, 1667-1670 (Paperback)

Isaac Newton; Edited by D.T. Whiteside; As told to M. A. Hoskin

Series: The Mathematical Papers of Sir Isaac Newton

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The second volume of Dr Whiteside's annotated edition of all the known mathematical papers of Isaac Newton covers the period 1667-70. It is divided into three parts: Part 1 contains the first drafts of an attempted classification of cubics, together with more general studies on the properties of higher algebraic curves and researches into the 'organic' construction of curves. Part 2 comprises papers on miscellaneous researches in calculus, including the important De Analysi which introduced Newton to John Collins and others outside Cambridge; Newton's original text is here accompanied by Leibniz's excerpts and review, and by Newton's counter review. Part 3 contains Mercator's Latin translation of Kinckhuysen's introduction to algebra, with Newton's corrections and 'observations' upon it, and an account of researches into algebraic equations and their geometrical construction.

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Imprint: Cambridge UniversityPress
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: The Mathematical Papers of Sir Isaac Newton
Release date: 2008
First published: 2008
Authors: Isaac Newton
Editors: D.T. Whiteside
As told to: M. A. Hoskin
Dimensions: 244 x 170 x 29mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 556
ISBN-13: 978-0-521-04596-4
Barcode: 9780521045964
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics > History of mathematics
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LSN: 0-521-04596-7

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