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Boyer, Carl B. (Carl Benjamin) 1906-1976

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Works: 40 works in 294 publications in 9 languages and 7,745 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QA21, 517
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Most widely held works by Carl B Boyer
A history of mathematics by Carl B Boyer( Book )

127 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Develops world contributions to mathematics, from the inception of numbers and geometry to modern probability and Bourbaki's mathematics
The history of the calculus and its conceptual development : (The concepts of the calculus) by Carl B Boyer( Book )

53 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fluent description of the development of both the integral and differential calculus. Early beginnings in antiquity, medieval contributions, and a century of anticipation lead up to a consideration of Newton and Leibniz, the period of indecison that followed them, and the final rigorous formulation that we know today
History of analytic geometry by Carl B Boyer( Book )

28 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specifically designed as an integrated survey of the development of analytic geometry, this classic study takes a unique approach to the history of ideas. The author, a distinguished historian of mathematics, presents a detailed view of not only the concepts themselves, but also the ways in which they extended the work of each generation, from before the Alexandrian Age through the eras of the great French mathematicians Fermat and Descartes, and on through Newton and Euler to the ""Golden Age,"" from 1789 to 1850. Appropriate as an undergraduate text, this history is accessible to any mathema
The concepts of the calculus : a critical and historical discussion of the derivative and the integral by Carl B Boyer( Book )

27 editions published between 1939 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sejarah matematik = a history of mathematics by Carl B Boyer( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Malay and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presupposes a knowledge of college level mathematics but is accessible to the average reader through its consistent treatment of mathematical structure with a strict adherence to historical perspective and detail. The material is arranged chronologically beginning with archaic origins and covers Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Greek, Chinese, Indian, Arabic and European contributions done to the nineteenth century and present day
Sugaku no rekishi( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sūgaku no rekishi( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sūgaku no rekishi( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sūgaku no rekishi( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shu xue shi by Carl B Boyer( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invariant factors and elementary divisors, their determination and applications by Carl B Boyer( )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unique applications of pressure equipment for hot isostatic processing by Carl B Boyer( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sūgaku no rekishi( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Note on an early graph of statistical data (Huygens 1669) by Carl B Boyer( )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calculo by Carl B Boyer( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in Portuguese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tieteiden kuningatar : matematiikan historia by Carl B Boyer( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in Finnish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The rainbow from myth to mathematics by Carl B Boyer( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Virtually every volume on mythology contains legends connected with the rainbow and practically all modern textbooks of physics include some exposition of the optical principles which account for the bow. Mankind has been thinking, talking and writing about the rainbow for thousands of years. The Rainbow: from Myth to Mathematics gathers material from a great number of primary and secondary sources in the hopes that readers may be tempted to study further some aspects of the history of the theory of the rainbow. Includes information on Aristotle, Francis Bacon, the Christian tradition, color, Rene, Descartes, fogbow, Augustin Fresnel, Galileo Galilei, halo, Islamic tradition, Jesuits, Johann Kepler, nature of light, mirrors, Sir Isaac Newton, Olympiodorus, physics, rainbow breadth, reflection, refraction, Robert Grosseteste, Themo Judoci, Witelo, etc
The history of the c lculus and its conceptual development by Carl B Boyer( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sūgaku no rekishi( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sūgaku no rekishi( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The history of the calculus and its conceptual development : (The concepts of the calculus)
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Boyer, Carl B.

Boyer, Carl B. 1906-1976

Boyer, Carl Benjamin

Boyer, Carl Benjamin 1906-

Boyer, Carl Benjamin 1906-1976

Carl Benjamin Boyer Amerikaans wiskundige

Carl Benjamin Boyer Historiador de las matemáticas estadounidense

Carl Benjamin Boyer matematico e saggista statunitense

Carl Benjamin Boyer US-amerikanischer Mathematikhistoriker

Carl Boyer

Καρλ Μπέντζαμιν Μπόγιερ Αμερικανός μαθηματικός

Бойер, Карл Американский историк математики

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卡尔·本杰明·波耶

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