Life of Sir William Rowan Hamilton

Life of Sir William Rowan Hamilton LL, D. C, M. R. I (Classic Reprint)

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The reader will now he prepared for the fact that, in recording zhe successive mathematical discoveries of Sir W. R. Hamilton, I shall not attempt accurately to appreciate their importance, or 30 give them their exact place in connexion with precedent or subsequent discovery. It is beyond my ability to give to the Inquirer concerning the works of Hamilton that aid of collateral information and skilled judgment which Mr. Todhunter has supplied to the readers of his scientific memoir of Dr. Whewell, but I have taken pains to secure that the mathematical statements in the following work shall be correct; they are generally given in the z'psz'ssz'ma verba of Hamilton himself, and, where in doubt, I have consulted friends, of competent authority.

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ISBN: 9781331530923
Publisher: Fb&c Ltd
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Language: English
Number of pages: 750
Weight: 984g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 38mm