The History of the Priority Dispute between Newton and Leibniz: Mathematics in History and Culture by Thomas Sonar
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Overview: This book provides a thrilling history of the famous priority dispute between Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and Isaac Newton, presenting the episode for the first time in the context of cultural history. It introduces readers to the background of the dispute, details its escalation, and discusses the aftermath of the big divide. The Early Challenges and the story is very intelligibly explained – an approach that offers general readers interested in the history of sciences and mathematics a window into the world of these two giants in their field.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational Popular Mathematics, History of Mathematics, Biography