The Historical Development of the Calculus

By: Edwards, C. H.

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Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, card covers are crisp and clean.; 9.06 X 6.14 X 0.87 inches; 351 pages; "This is a lucid account of the highlights in the historical development of the calculus from ancient to modern times from the beginnings of geometry in antiquity to the nonstandard analysis of the twentieth century. It emphasizes the genesis and evolution of both fundamental concepts and computational techniques. The intended audience includes not only students of the history of mathematics, but also the wider mathematical community, specifically those who study, teach and use calculus. Among the distinctive features of this exposition are historically motivated exercises and carefully chosen illustrative examples. Numerous sections of the book are suitable for use in courses in introductory and advanced calculus as well as the general history of mathematics."

Title: The Historical Development of the Calculus

Author Name: Edwards, C. H.

Categories: Mathematics,

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Publisher: New York, Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K: 1979

ISBN Number: 3540943137

ISBN Number 13: 9783540943136

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 17856

Keywords: Calculus