Book:Herbert Westren Turnbull/The Great Mathematicians

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Herbert Westren Turnbull: The Great Mathematicians

Published $1929$.

Subject Matter


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: Maclarin and Lagrange
Chapter X: Gauss and Hamilton: The Nineteenth Century
Chapter XI: More Recent Developments