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Calculus Wars Newton, Leibniz, and the Greatest Mathematical Clash of All Time

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ISBN-10: 1560259922

ISBN-13: 9781560259923

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jason Socrates Bardi

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Now regarded as the bane of many college students' existence, calculus was one of the most important mathematical innovations of the seventeenth century. But a dispute over its discovery sewed the seeds of discontent between two of the greatest scientific giants of all time -- Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. Today Newton and Leibniz are generally considered the twin independent inventors of calculus, and they are both credited with giving mathematics its greatest push forward since the time of the Greeks. Had they known each other under different circumstances, they might have been friends. But in their own lifetimes, the joint glory of calculus was not enough for either…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 4/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English