# Book:Herbert Westren Turnbull/The Great Mathematicians

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## Herbert Westren Turnbull:

## Herbert Westren Turnbull: *The Great Mathematicians*

Published $\text {1929}$.

### Subject Matter

- History of Mathematics

### Contents

- Preface
- Preface to Third Edition:
*December*, 1940 - Preface to Fourth Edition:
*May*, 1951

- Date List

- Chapter I: Early Beginnings: Thales, Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans
- Chapter II: Eudoxus and the Athenian School
- Chapter III: Alexandria: Euclid, Archimedes and Apollonius
- Chapter IV: The Second Alexandrian School: Pappus and Diophantus
- Chapter V: The Renaissance: Napier and Kepler; The Rise of Analysis
- Chapter VI: Descartes and Pascal: The Early French Geometers and their Contemporaries
- Chapter VII: Isaac Newton
- Chapter VIII: The Bernoullis and Euler
- Chapter IX: Maclaurin and Lagrange
- Chapter X: Gauss and Hamilton: The Nineteenth Century
- Chapter XI: More Recent Developments