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Calculus : A Liberal Art - W.M. Priestley


A Liberal Art

Hardcover Published: 23rd April 1998
ISBN: 9780387983790
Number Of Pages: 404

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Presenting mathematics as forming a natural bridge between the humanities and the sciences, this book makes calculus accessible to those in the liberal arts. Much of the necessary geometry and algebra are exposed through historical development, and a section on the development of calculus offers insights into the place of mathematics in the history of thought.

Tokens from the Gods
Rational Thoughts
To Measure is to Know
Sherlock Holmes Meets Pierre de Fermat
Optimistic Steps
Chains and Change
The Integrity of Ancient and Modern Mathematics
Romance in Reason
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ISBN: 9780387983790
ISBN-10: 0387983791
Series: Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 404
Published: 23rd April 1998
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.73
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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