## Great moments in mathematics (after 1650)Presents a series of lectures on the history of mathematics covering such topics as the birth of mathematical probability, the invention of the differential calculus, and the discovery of non-Euclidean geometry. |

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### Contents

LECTURE TWENTYTWO Moving pictures versus still pictures | 11 |

The invention of the differential calculus 16291680s | 25 |

LECTURE TWENTYFOUR Powerful series | 40 |

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