Download e-book for kindle: A Discourse Concerning Algebra: English Algebra to 1685 by Jacqueline A. Stedall

By Jacqueline A. Stedall

ISBN-10: 0198524951

ISBN-13: 9780198524953

For historians of arithmetic and people attracted to the background of technological know-how, 'A Discourse bearing on Algebra' presents an new and readable account of the increase of algebra in England from the Medieval interval to the later years of the seventeenth century.

Including new study, this can be the main unique learn thus far of early glossy English algebra, which builds on paintings released in 1685 by means of John Wallis (Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford) at the heritage of algebra.

Stedall's publication follows the reception and dissemination of vital algebraic rules and strategies from continental Europe (especially these of Viéte) and the ensuing revolution within the country of English arithmetic within the seventeenth century. The textual content emphasises the contribution of Wallis, yet colossal reference can be supplied to different very important mathematicans resembling Harriot, Oughtred, Pell and Brouncker.

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