Leonhard Euler: Mathematical Genius in the Enlightenment

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This is the first full-scale biography of Leonhard Euler (1707-83), one of the greatest mathematicians and theoretical physicists of all time. In this comprehensive and authoritative account, Ronald Calinger connects the story of Euler's eventful life to the astonishing achievements that place him in the company of Archimedes, Newton, and Gauss. Drawing chiefly on Euler's massive published works and correspondence, which fill more than eighty volumes so far, this biography sets Euler's work in its multilayered context- ...

Leonhard Euler: Mathematical Genius in the Enlightenment 2015, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691119274

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