By Ian Tweddle
This publication offers very important works by means of the Scottish mathematician Colin MacLaurin (1698-1746), translated in English for the 1st time. It comprises 3 of the mathematician’s much less recognized and sometimes challenging to acquire works. A basic advent places the works in context and provides an overview of MacLaurin's profession. every one translation is additionally followed by means of an advent and analyzed either in sleek phrases and from a ancient standpoint.
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MacLaurin's Physical Dissertations (Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences) by Ian Tweddle