Tangled Origins Of The Leibnizian Calculus, The: A Case Study Of A Mathematical Revolution

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This book is a detailed study of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz's creation of calculus from 1673 to the 1680s. We examine and analyze the mathematics in several of his early manuscripts as well as various articles published in the Acta Eruditorum. It studies some of the other lesser known "calculi" Leibniz created such as the Analysis Situs, delves into aspects of his logic, and gives an overview of his efforts to construct a Universal Characteristic, a goal that has its distant origin in the Ars Magna of the 13th century ...

Tangled Origins Of The Leibnizian Calculus, The: A Case Study Of A Mathematical Revolution 2012, World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd, Singapore

ISBN-13: 9789814390798

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