Article ID: CBB001021364

Jacob Bernoulli, maître et rival de son frère Johann (2006)


Peiffer, Jeanne (Author)

Journal Electronique d'Histoire des Probabilités et de la Statistique
Volume: 2, no. 1a
Issue: 1a

Publication Date: 2006
Edition Details: (Accessed on November 18, 2010). Article also in English: [Jacob Bernoulli, Teacher and Rival of His Brother Johann]. Part of a special issue, “Bernoulli's Art of Conjecture”
Language: French

In this paper we brush a portrait of Jacob Bernoulli as seen by his youngest brother Johann.Toassociatebothbrothersisalonghabitinthehistoriography(Comte,MachSpiess),whichwillnotbecompletelylosthere.Afterhavingrecalledwhatweknowaboutthetrainingofthetwobrothers,wewillshortlydescribetheworksdoneincommon,especiallythoseconcerningtheLeibniziandifferentialandintegralcalculus.TherivalrybetweenthebrothersisattheoriginofanumberofsentencesandjudgementsinthecorrespondencesoftheBernoulli.TheygiveusanopportunitytobetterunderstandthepersonandmathematicianJacobBernoulli,hisrelationswithhisbrother and also what their competition owes to the nature of mathematical practices at that time.

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Authors & Contributors
Blanco Abellan, Mónica
Bernoulli, Jacob
Davide Gullotto
Mariano Giaquinta
Charlotte Wahl
Wardhaugh, Benjamin
Journal Electronique d'Histoire des Probabilités et de la Statistique
Revue d'Histoire des Sciences
Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza
Cronos: Cuadernos Valencianos de Historia de la Medicina y de la Ciencia
College Mathematics Journal
British Society for the History of Mathematics Bulletin
Città del Silenzio
Walter de Gruyter
Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden
Springer International
P. Lang
Probability and statistics
Science and religion
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm von
Bernoulli, Johann
Bernoulli, Jakob
Newton, Isaac
L'Hôpital, Guillaume François Antoine de
Bernoulli, family
Time Periods
17th century
18th century
19th century
Oxford (England)
Basel (Switzerland)
London (England)
Cambridge (England)

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