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The Resource Transcendental curves in the Leibnizian Calculus, Viktor Blåsjö, (electronic book)

Transcendental curves in the Leibnizian Calculus, Viktor Blåsjö, (electronic book)

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Transcendental curves in the Leibnizian Calculus
Title
Transcendental curves in the Leibnizian Calculus
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Viktor Blåsjö
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Subject
Language
eng
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EBLCP
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Blåsjö, Viktor
Dewey number
516.352
Index
index present
LC call number
B2598
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in the History of Mathematical Inquiry
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Curves, Algebraic
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Transcendental curves in the Leibnizian Calculus, Viktor Blåsjö, (electronic book)
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Transcendental Curves in the Leibnizian Calculus; Copyright; Contents ; Acknowledgments ; Chapter 1 Preliminary matters; 1.1. Purpose and scope of the present work; 1.2. Previous scholarship related to the present work; 1.3. What is new in the present work; 1.4. Conventions adopted in this work; 1.5. Some key terms; Chapter 2 Introduction; 2.1. The problem of transcendental curves; 2.2. Fundamental conflict between analytic and construction-based paradigms; 2.3. Implications of this story for the general historiography of the period
  • Chapter 3 The classical basis of 17th-century philosophy of mathematics3.1. Introduction; 3.2. Greek geometry; 3.3. 17th-century philosophy of geometry; Chapter 4 Mathematical context; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. The early calculus according to Leibniz; 4.3. Transcendental curves in the early work of Huygens; 4.4. Johann Bernoulli's lectures on the calculus; Chapter 5 Transcendental curves by curve tracing; 5.1. Introduction; 5.2. The tractrix; 5.3. Johann Bernoulli's generalised tractrix; 5.4. Leibniz's construction by tractional motion of any curve given by dy/dx
  • 5.5. Jacob Bernoulli's tractional method5.6. Johann Bernoulli's crawling curves; Chapter 6 Transcendental curves analytically: exponentials and power series; 6.1. Introduction; 6.2. The problem with power series; 6.3. Exponentials; Chapter 7 Transcendental curves by the reduction of quadratures; 7.1. Introduction; 7.2. Computational reduction of quadratures; 7.3. The rectification of quadratures; Chapter 8 Transcendental curves in physics; 8.1. Introduction; 8.2. The elastica; 8.3. The paracentric isochrone; 8.4. The brachistochrone; 8.5. Forces and tangents
  • Chapter 9 A view from the 18th century9.1. Introduction; 9.2. The epistemological miracle of analytical methods; 9.3. Euler's analytical calculus; 9.4. Lagrange's analytical calculus; 9.5. Lagrange's analytical mechanics; Chapter 10 Concluding overview; Notes; References; Index; Back Cover
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1 online resource (284 pages).
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online
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9780128132982
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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ocn985340558
Label
Transcendental curves in the Leibnizian Calculus, Viktor Blåsjö, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Transcendental Curves in the Leibnizian Calculus; Copyright; Contents ; Acknowledgments ; Chapter 1 Preliminary matters; 1.1. Purpose and scope of the present work; 1.2. Previous scholarship related to the present work; 1.3. What is new in the present work; 1.4. Conventions adopted in this work; 1.5. Some key terms; Chapter 2 Introduction; 2.1. The problem of transcendental curves; 2.2. Fundamental conflict between analytic and construction-based paradigms; 2.3. Implications of this story for the general historiography of the period
  • Chapter 3 The classical basis of 17th-century philosophy of mathematics3.1. Introduction; 3.2. Greek geometry; 3.3. 17th-century philosophy of geometry; Chapter 4 Mathematical context; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. The early calculus according to Leibniz; 4.3. Transcendental curves in the early work of Huygens; 4.4. Johann Bernoulli's lectures on the calculus; Chapter 5 Transcendental curves by curve tracing; 5.1. Introduction; 5.2. The tractrix; 5.3. Johann Bernoulli's generalised tractrix; 5.4. Leibniz's construction by tractional motion of any curve given by dy/dx
  • 5.5. Jacob Bernoulli's tractional method5.6. Johann Bernoulli's crawling curves; Chapter 6 Transcendental curves analytically: exponentials and power series; 6.1. Introduction; 6.2. The problem with power series; 6.3. Exponentials; Chapter 7 Transcendental curves by the reduction of quadratures; 7.1. Introduction; 7.2. Computational reduction of quadratures; 7.3. The rectification of quadratures; Chapter 8 Transcendental curves in physics; 8.1. Introduction; 8.2. The elastica; 8.3. The paracentric isochrone; 8.4. The brachistochrone; 8.5. Forces and tangents
  • Chapter 9 A view from the 18th century9.1. Introduction; 9.2. The epistemological miracle of analytical methods; 9.3. Euler's analytical calculus; 9.4. Lagrange's analytical calculus; 9.5. Lagrange's analytical mechanics; Chapter 10 Concluding overview; Notes; References; Index; Back Cover
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (284 pages).
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780128132982
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn985340558

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