Calculus, known in its early history as infinitesimal calculus, is a mathematical discipline focused on limits, functions, derivatives, integrals, and infinite series. Isaac Newton and Gottfried Lei...
"The main duty of the historian of mathematics, as well as his fondest privilege, is to explain the humanity of mathematics, to illustrate its greatness, beauty, and ...
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There's a nice discussion about it in this video narrated by British mathematical
historian Jeremy Gray: The Birth Of
Though Newton and Leibniz are said to be the inventors of