Euler: The Master of Us All, Volume 22

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William Dunham
Mathematical Association of America, Mar 4, 1999 - Mathematics - 185 pages
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Leonhard Euler was one of the most prolific mathematicians that have ever lived. This book examines the huge scope of mathematical areas explored and developed by Euler, which includes number theory, combinatorics, geometry, complex variables and many more. The information known to Euler over 300 years ago is discussed, and many of his advances are reconstructed. Readers will be left in no doubt about the brilliance and pervasive influence of Euler's work.

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User Review  - ewrinc - LibraryThing

Professor William Dunham writes about one of the greatest mathematicians who has lived. Leonhard Euler (pronounced "oiler" or "OILa") lived from 1707 to 1783 and produced a massive volume of papers ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nivasilyev - Goodreads

This is a great book for a former Calculus student. No vector Calc prerequisite. The historical context and significant results of Euler are presented in a rich exposition. Read full review

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About the author WILLIAM DUNHAM is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. After receiving his PhD from the Ohio State University in 1974, he joined the mathematics faculty at Hanover College in Indiana. He has directed a summer seminar funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities on the topic of "The Great Theorems of Mathematics in Historical Context.

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