P.Dedron, J.Itard: Mathematics amd mathematicians 1

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Contents: Foreword (Graham Flegg). Authors’ Preface. Acknowledgements and Publisher’s Note. 1. Bird’s Eye View. 2. The Mists of Legend. 3. Prelude. 4. The Lawgivers of Geometry. 4.1 Euclid. 4.2 Archimedes. 4.3 Apollonius.
5. Autumn and Winter of Science. 5.1 Tradition. 5.2 The Greeks. 5.3 The Hindus. 5.4 The Arabs. 5.5 The Byzantines. 5.6 The West. 6. First Recovery. 7. Italian Triumphs. 7.1 Cardan. 7.2 Tartaglia. 8. The Father of Modern Mathematics: François Viète. 9. Napier and Logarithms. 10. The Golden Age. 10.1 Pierre Fermat. 10.2 Roberval. 10.3 Descartes. 10.4 Desargues. 10.5 Pascal. 11. Classical Work. 11.1 Newton. 11.2 Leibniz. 11.3 Clairault. 11.4 D’Alembert. 11.5 Lagrange, Laplace, Monge. Bibliographical References. Index of Names. General Index.

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