The Resource Conflicts between generalization, rigor, and intuition : number concepts underlying the development of analysis in 17th-19th century France and Germany, Gert Schubring, (electronic resource)

Conflicts between generalization, rigor, and intuition : number concepts underlying the development of analysis in 17th-19th century France and Germany, Gert Schubring, (electronic resource)

Label
Conflicts between generalization, rigor, and intuition : number concepts underlying the development of analysis in 17th-19th century France and Germany
Title
Conflicts between generalization, rigor, and intuition
Title remainder
number concepts underlying the development of analysis in 17th-19th century France and Germany
Statement of responsibility
Gert Schubring
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Deals with the development of the terms of analysis in the 18th and 19th centuries, the two main concepts being negative numbers and infinitesimals. Looking at German and French textbooks, this work reveals the history and throws light on major figures, such as Cauchy
Member of
Cataloging source
COO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schubring, Gert
Dewey number
515/.09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA300
LC item number
.S377 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematical analysis
  • Mathematical analysis
  • Numbers, Negative
  • Calculus
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Analyse mathématique
  • Analyse mathématique
  • Nombres négatifs
  • Calcul infinitésimal
  • MATHEMATICS
  • MATHEMATICS
  • Calculus
  • Mathematical analysis
  • Mathematics
  • Numbers, Negative
  • France
  • Germany
  • Analyse (wiskunde)
  • Getallen
Label
Conflicts between generalization, rigor, and intuition : number concepts underlying the development of analysis in 17th-19th century France and Germany, Gert Schubring, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/0-387-28273-4
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 631-670) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 678 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387282732
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
978-0-387-22836-5
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76822576
  • (OCoLC)ocm76822576
Label
Conflicts between generalization, rigor, and intuition : number concepts underlying the development of analysis in 17th-19th century France and Germany, Gert Schubring, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/0-387-28273-4
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 631-670) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 678 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387282732
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
978-0-387-22836-5
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76822576
  • (OCoLC)ocm76822576

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