Book ID: CBB000320401

Creators of Mathematics: The Irish Connection (2000)


Houston, Ken (Editor)

University College Press

Publication Date: 2000
Physical Details: x + 150 pp.; ports.; bib.; index
Language: English

Description Includes biographies of Thomas Harriot, William Rowan Hamilton, Robert Murphy, George Boole, George Gabriel Stokes, George Salmon, John Casey, William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), Henry John Stephen Smith, Osborne Reynolds, Francis Ysidro Edgeworth, George Francis Fitzgerald, Edmund Taylor Whittaker, William Sealy Gosset, Walter Heitler, David Robert Bates, Andrew Young, Patrick Brendan Kennedy.

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Authors & Contributors
Wilson, David Ball
Nakane, Michiyo
Fraser, Craig G.
Anne van Weerden
Cohen, Yvonne
Wood, Alastair
British Society for the History of Mathematics Bulletin
British Journal for the History of Mathematics
Physis: Rivista Internazionale di Storia della Scienza
Physics in Perspective
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Journal Electronique d'Histoire des Probabilités et de la Statistique
Cambridge University Press
Oxford University Press
Johns Hopkins University Press
Cork University Press
Cambridge University Library
Natural philosophy
Science and religion
Hamilton, William Rowan
Stokes, George Gabriel
Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron
Boole, George
Fitzgerald, George Francis
De Morgan, Augustus
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
20th century
18th century
17th century
16th century
Great Britain
Dublin (Ireland)
British Isles
Trinity College Dublin
Statistical Society of London
Royal Statistical Society
Royal Society of London
Cambridge University

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