Great Moments in Mathematics (after 1650)

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Mathematical Association of America, 1983 - Mathematics - 263 pages
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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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LECTURE TWENTYTWO Moving pictures versus still pictures
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The invention of the differential calculus 16291680s
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LECTURE TWENTYFOUR Powerful series
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Howard Eves spent most of his teaching career at the University of Maine at Orono, and more recently at Central Florida University. For 25 years, he edited the Elementary Problems Section of the American Mathematical Monthly. His books include: Great Moments in Mathematics Before 1650, Mathematical Reminiscences, Introduction to the History of Mathematics, and his two-volume Survey of Geometry.

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