A Discourse Concerning Algebra: English Algebra to 1685

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Oxford University Press, 2002 - 294 pàgines
A Discourse Concerning Algebra, provides a new and readable account of the rise of algebra in England from the Medieval period to the later years of the 17th Century.Stedall's book follows the reception and dissemination of important algebraic ideas and methods from continental Europe and the consequent revolution in the state of English mathematics in the 17th century.
 

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1 A large discourse concerning algebra
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2 How algebra was entertained and cultivated in Europe
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William Oughtreds Clavis
55
Thomas Harriot and his Treatise on equations
88
uncovering the mathematics of John Pell
126
John Walliss Arithmetica infinitorum
155
the mathematics of William Brouncker
183
8 Many pretty things worth looking into
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Notes
219
Bibliographies
261
Index
289
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Sobre l'autor (2002)

Jacqueline A. Stedall is a Clifford Norton Student in the History of Science, The Queen's College, Oxford; Member of the Centre for the History of the Mathematical Sciences, Open University, Oxford.

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