The Origins of the Infinitesimal Calculus
ISBN/ASIN: 0486653714,9780486653716 | 1987 | English | pdf | 304/314 pages | 5.10 Mb
Publisher: Dover Publications | Author: Margaret E. Baron
This historical account begins with the Greek, Hindu, and Arabic sources that constituted the framework for the development of infinitesimal methods in the 17th century. Subsequent chapters discuss the arithmetization of integration methods, the role of investigation of special curves, concepts of tangent and arc, the composition of motions, more. 1969 edition.