From servant to queen : a journey through Victorian Mathematics [E-Book] / John Heard.
Heard, John, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019
1 online resource (267 pages)
englisch
9781316415726
9781107124134
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Table of Contents:
  • Setting the scene
  • The legacy of Newton
  • The London Mathematical Society
  • The pure mathematician as hero
  • Mathematicians in an aethereal world
  • Apologias for pure mathematicians
  • Embracing beauty
  • Epilogue.