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Calculus: A Liberal Art W M Priestley

Calculus: A Liberal Art

W M Priestley

Published October 23rd 2012
ISBN : 9781461272335
Paperback
404 pages
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Presenting mathematics as forming a natural bridge between the humanities and the sciences, this book makes calculus accessible to those in the liberal arts. Much of the necessary geometry and algebra are exposed through historical development, and aMorePresenting mathematics as forming a natural bridge between the humanities and the sciences, this book makes calculus accessible to those in the liberal arts. Much of the necessary geometry and algebra are exposed through historical development, and a section on the development of calculus offers insights into the place of mathematics in the history of thought.