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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Carl Friedrich Gauss: Titan of Science.   

Gauss: A Biographical Study

W. K. Bühler - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2012 - 208 pages
Procreare iucundum, sed parturire molestum. (Gauss, sec. Eisenstein) The plan of this book was first conceived eight years ago. The manuscript developed slowly through several ...
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Philosophers at War: The Quarrel Between Newton and Leibniz

Alfred Rupert Hall - Science - 2002 - 356 pages
A blow-by-blow account of the celebrated controversy over the invention of the calculus.
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Creating Modern Probability: Its Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy in ...

Jan von Plato - Mathematics - 1998 - 323 pages
In this book the author charts the history and development of modern probability theory.
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The Shaping of Deduction in Greek Mathematics: A Study in Cognitive History

Reviel Netz - History - 2003 - 352 pages
An examination of the emergence of the phenomenon of deductive argument in classical Greek mathematics.
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Roger Cotes - Natural Philosopher

Ronald Gowing - Foreign Language Study - 2002 - 224 pages
An appreciation of the life's work of one of the most distinguished early Newtonians.
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The Mathematical Science of Christopher Wren

J. A. Bennett - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 160 pages
This book considers Wren's 'other' career as an astronomer, and shows how science informed his architectural philosophy.
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Squaring the Circle: The War Between Hobbes and Wallis

Douglas M. Jesseph - Mathematics - 2000 - 419 pages
In 1655, the philosopher Thomas Hobbes claimed he had solved the centuries-old problem of "squaring of the circle" (constructing a square equal in area to a given circle). With ...
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