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"Alexander, Amir R.. Infinitesimal : how a dangerous mathematical theory shaped the modern world","Alexander, Amir R.","{""displayDate"":""2014"",""isoDate"":""2014""}","{""addressLocality"":null,""addressCountry"":""United States"",""addressRegion"":""New York (State)"",""locationDescriptor"":""New York""}","[""Printed text""]","352 pages","[""eng""]",,,"24 cm",,,"[{""key"":""Folger bibliographic ID"",""value"":""337309""},{""key"":""Folger call number"",""value"":""QA24 .A544 2014""},{""key"":""Folger holdings ID"",""value"":""490298""}]","""The epic battle over a mathematical concept that shook the old order and shaped the world as we know it""--","[{""label"":""Edition"",""note"":""First edition""},{""label"":""General notes"",""note"":""Includes bibliographical references and index""},{""label"":""Contents"",""note"":""Part I. The war against disorder: the Jesuits against the infinitely small. 1. The children of Ignatius ; 2. Mathematical order ; 3. Mathematical disorder ; 4. \"Destroy or be destroyed\": the war on the infinitely small ; 5. The battle of the mathematicians -- Part II. Leviathan and the infinitesimal. 6. The coming of Leviathan ; 7. Thomas Hobbes, geometer ; 8. Who was John Wallis? ; 9. Mathematics for a new world -- Epilogue: two modernities""}]",,,,"[{""agentURI"":null,""agentName"":""Alexander, Amir R."",""relationship"":""author""}]",,,,,,,