The Mathematical Papers of Isaac Newton: Volume 1

The Mathematical Papers of Isaac Newton: Volume 1

by Isaac Newton, D. T. Whiteside
     
 

The bringing together, in an annotated and critical edition, of all the known mathematical papers of Isaac Newton marks a step forward in the publication of the works of this great natural philosopher.See more details below

Overview

The bringing together, in an annotated and critical edition, of all the known mathematical papers of Isaac Newton marks a step forward in the publication of the works of this great natural philosopher.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521045957
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Series:
Mathematical Papers of Sir Isaac Newton Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
652
Sales rank:
785,449
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The First Mathematical Annotations 1664–1665: 1. Annotations from Oughtred, Descartes, Schooten and Huygens; 2. Annotations from Viete and Oughtred; 3. Annotations from Wallis; Part II. Researches in Analytical Geometry and Calculus 1664–1666: 1. Early notes on Analytical Geometry; 2. Work on the Cartesian Subnormal; 3. Miscellaneous Problems in Analytical Geometry and Calculus; 4. Normals, Curvature and the Resolution of the General Problem of Tangents; 5. The Calculus Becomes an Algorithm; 6. The General Problems of Tangents, Curvature and Limit-Motion Analysed by the Method of Fluxions; 7. The October 1966 Tract of Fluxions; Part III. Miscellaneous Early Mathematical Researches 1664–1666: 1. Early Scraps in Newton's Waste Book; 2. Early Work in Trigonometry; 3. The Theory and Construction of Equations; 4. Miscellaneous Researches in Arithmetic, Number Theory and Geometry; Appendix

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