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Author Wallis, John, 1616-1703.

Title The arithmetic of infinitesimals : John Wallis 1656 / [translated from Latin to English with and introduction by] Jacqueline A. Stedall.

Published New York : Springer, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC  510.9032 WALL    DUE 11-11-19
Uniform title Arithmetica infinitorum. English
Physical description pages cm.
Series Sources in the history of mathematics and physical sciences.
Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Frontispiece : title page of the Arithmetica infinitorum 1656 -- Introduction : the arithmetic of infinitesimals / Jacqueline A. Stedall -- An advertisement of the forthcoming Arithmetica infinitorum, easter 1655 -- To the most distinguished and worthy gentleman and most skilled mathematician, Dr. William Oughtred, rector of the Church of Aldbury in the country of Surrey -- To the most respected gentleman doctor William Oughtred, most widely famed amongst mathematicians, by John Wallis, Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford -- Doctor William Oughtred : a response to the preceding letter (after the book went to press) : in which he makes it known what he thought of that method -- The arithmetic of infinitesimals or a new method of inquiring into the quadrature of curves, and other more difficult mathematical problems.
Other author Stedall, Jacqueline A.
Subject Wallis, John, 1616-1703. Arithmetica infinitorum.
Curves -- Rectification and quadrature -- Early works to 1800.
Processes, Infinite -- Early works to 1800.
ISBN 0387207090 (alk. paper)
0387207090 (acid-free paper)