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The Calculus Gallery

Masterpieces from Newton to Lebesgue (Princeton Science Library)

William Dunham

More than three centuries after its creation, calculus remains a dazzling intellectual achievement and the gateway to higher mathematics. This book charts its growth and development by sampling from the work of some of its foremost practitioners, beginning with Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz in the late seventeenth century and continuin...
Publish Date
2018
November 13
First Published in 2004
Goodreads rating
4.47
ISBN
9780691182858
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Feb 08, 2021
For people who want to see some actual math in their pop math books, all the books by William Dunham are superb. I especially recommend “Journey through genius” and “The calculus gallery”. “Prime obsession” by John Derbyshire is also excellent.      source