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The Resource The History of the Priority Di∫pute between Newton and Leibniz : Mathematics in History and Culture, by Thomas Sonar, (electronic resource)

The History of the Priority Di∫pute between Newton and Leibniz : Mathematics in History and Culture, by Thomas Sonar, (electronic resource)

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The History of the Priority Di∫pute between Newton and Leibniz : Mathematics in History and Culture
Title
The History of the Priority Di∫pute between Newton and Leibniz
Title remainder
Mathematics in History and Culture
Statement of responsibility
by Thomas Sonar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides a thrilling history of the famous priority dispute between Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and Isaac Newton, presenting the episode for the first time in the context of cultural history. It introduces readers to the background of the dispute, details its escalation, and discusses the aftermath of the big divide, which extended well into recent times. One of the unique features of the book is that the mathematics behind the story is very intelligibly explained – an approach that offers general readers interested in the history of sciences and mathematics a window into the world of these two giants in their field. From the epilogue to the German edition by Eberhard Knobloch: Thomas Sonar has traced the emergence and the escalation of this conflict, which was heightened by Leibniz’s rejection of Newton’s gravitation theory, in a grandiose, excitingly written monograph. With absolute competence, he also explains the mathematical context so that non-mathematicians will also profit from the book. Quod erat demonstrandum! From the reviews for the German language edition ..... This book provides a vivid and easy-reading picture of many political and scientific aspects of the end of the 17th and the beginning of the 18th century, and constitutes an excellent guide to the existing secondary literature for laymen as well as for specialists.... Stefan Neuwirth in: Zentralblatt MATH 1343 — 1 (1343.01005) An extremely readable book on one of the most memorable episodes in the history of sciences. Manfred Jacobi in: Physik in unserer Zeit, Jg. 47, Heft 5, September 2016.--
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Mathematics
  • History
Label
The History of the Priority Di∫pute between Newton and Leibniz : Mathematics in History and Culture, by Thomas Sonar, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-72563-5
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Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An Attunement -- `On ye Shoulders of Giants' -- The Warriors Grow Up -- The Cold War Begins -- The Apparent Relaxation -- The Aftermath of the Principia Mathematica -- The War is getting hot -- War of Extermination -- Beyond the Grave -- The Early Challenges -- The Aftermath of the War -- Epilogue -- Eberhard Knobloch's Epilogue -- References -- List of Figures -- Index of Names -- Subject Index
Control code
978-3-319-72563-5
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (XXVII, 549 pages)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9783319725635
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-72563-5
Other physical details
259 illustrations, 225 illustrations in color.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1031373671
Label
The History of the Priority Di∫pute between Newton and Leibniz : Mathematics in History and Culture, by Thomas Sonar, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-72563-5
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An Attunement -- `On ye Shoulders of Giants' -- The Warriors Grow Up -- The Cold War Begins -- The Apparent Relaxation -- The Aftermath of the Principia Mathematica -- The War is getting hot -- War of Extermination -- Beyond the Grave -- The Early Challenges -- The Aftermath of the War -- Epilogue -- Eberhard Knobloch's Epilogue -- References -- List of Figures -- Index of Names -- Subject Index
Control code
978-3-319-72563-5
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (XXVII, 549 pages)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9783319725635
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-72563-5
Other physical details
259 illustrations, 225 illustrations in color.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1031373671

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