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Lectures on ten British mathematicians of the nineteenth century

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Published
**1992**
by John Wiley & Sons, inc. in New York
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Written in English

- Mathematicians.

**Edition Notes**

Other titles | Cornell digital mathematics collection. |

Statement | by Alexander Macfarlane. |

Series | Mathematical monographs -- no. 17., Mathematical monographs (New York, N.Y.) -- no. 17. |

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Format | Computer file |

Pagination | 148 p. |

Number of Pages | 148 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL16097569M |

Filed under: Mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography Lectures on Ten British Mathematicians of the Nineteenth Century, by Alexander Macfarlane page images at Cornell. Thomas Penyngton Kirkman FRS (31 March – 3 February ) was a British mathematician and ordained minister of the Church of e being primarily a churchman, he maintained an active interest in research-level mathematics, and was listed by Alexander Macfarlane as one of ten leading 19th-century British mathematicians. In the s, Born: 31 March , Bolton, Lancashire.

MATHEMATICS IN THE MODERN AGE – THE 19TH CENTURY: REVOLUTION OR EVOLUTION? Professor Robin Wilson. Introduction. In my last lecture, on the 18th century, we saw the devastating influence of Isaac Newton on British mathematics, holding it back for more than a hundred years while advances were being made on the Continent by such . Filed under: Mathematics -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century. Lectures on Ten British Mathematicians of the Nineteenth Century, by Alexander Macfarlane. page images at Cornell; Gutenberg PDF and zipped LaTeX; Filed under: Technology -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.

De Morgan’s book was written at a time when accurate bibliography was in its infancy and was probably the first significant work of scientific bibliography. Memoir of Augustus De Morgan The Search for Mathematical Roots, Lectures on Ten British Mathematicians of the Nineteenth Century Scottish-born William Wallace (–) was an early exponent of the differential calculus in Britain and translator of French mathematical works. Encyclopaedias published during the early 19th century provided a valuable educational resource, to which Wallace and his colleague, James Ivory, by:

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Lectures on ten British mathematicians of the nineteenth century. New York: John Wiley & Sons ; London: Chapman & Hall, (OCoLC) Online version: Macfarlane, Alexander, Lectures on ten British mathematicians of the nineteenth century.

New York: John Wiley & Sons ; London: Chapman & Hall, (OCoLC) Lectures on Ten British Mathematicians of the Nineteenth Century Contents George Peacock -- Augustus De Morgan -- Sir William Rowan Hamilton -- George Boole -- Arthur Cayley -- William Kingdon Clifford -- Henry John Stephen Smith -- James Joseph Sylvester -- Thomas Penyngton Kirkman -- Isaac Todhunter.

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