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Archimedes. [Translated into English by C. Dikshoorn] by Eduard Jan Dijksterhuis

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Published by Humanities Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Archimedes,
  • Mathematics, Greek

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Edition Notes

SeriesActa historica scientiarum naturalium et medicinalium -- v. 12
LC ClassificationsQA31 A7 D57
The Physical Object
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16502639M

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Archimedes by Thomas Little Heath () Pioneers of Progress: Men of Science London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, This page book contains a description and discussion of Archimedes’ life and works. It does not contain any diagrams or illustrations. Access from Internet Archive (scanned at the University of Toronto). The Archimedes screw works today to siphon water from lower to higher levels. The Greek mathematician, philosopher and inventor Archimedes was born around to B.C. in Syracuse, at the time an independent city-state in Sicily. He studied in Egypt with the successors of the Greek mathematician Euclid, designed tools and weapon systems, but.   The book's editor Michael Sharp called the discovery, in the treatise The Method of Mechanical Theorems, that at one point Archimedes considers the .   Calculus is part of the mathematics that involves infinite processes, the part called mathematical analysis. In particular, it includes derivatives and integrals. Archimedes knew nothing of derivatives. Some of his work, however, relates to integr.

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