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Published: 10 February 2005

658 Pages | 2 line illus.

ISBN: 9780198564843

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John Pell (1611-1685) and His Correspondence with Sir Charles Cavendish

The Mental World of an Early Modern Mathematician

Noel Malcolm and Jacqueline Stedall

  • A superb work of scholarship containing new and detailed biographical material
  • Essential reading for historians of mathematics and science, social and political historians and early modern intellectual historians
  • Penetrating and absorbing reconstruction of the life and times of a central figure in seventeenth century England
  • First complete edition of the Pell-Cavendish correspondence
  • Contains extensive footnotes