HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 3, PAGES 133--258, MAY 1976
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VOLUME 3, PAGES 133--258, MAY 1976


            

This issue is dedicated to Dirk J. Struik with best wishes for his 

eighty-second birthday on September 30 and for many more years of the

vigour he continues to share with the scholarly community.            



To Dirk J. Struik at eighty-two (editorial) ................................ 133



The introduction of probability into mathematics 

      Ivo Schneider ................................................... 135--140



Euler's 1760 paper on divergent series 

      E. J. Barbeau and P. J. Leah .................................... 141--160



The work of Indalecio Liévano on the foundations of real numbers      

      Victor S. Albis-Gonzÿlez ........................................ 161--166



The origins and history of the Fields Medal 

      Henry S. Tropp .................................................. 167--181      



Multiplication in changing bases: A note on Lewis Carroll 

      Francine Abeles ................................................. 183--184



Louis Charles Karpinski, historian of mathematics and cartography 

      Phillip S. Jones ................................................ 185--202



BOOK REVIEWS .......................................................... 221--243



Ocherki razvitiya analiticheskoi teorii differenzialnykh uravnenii      

      by V. A. Dobrovolskii 

      (L.Reizins) ..................................................... 221--223





Les nouvelles pensées de Galilee. Par Marin Mersenne by Pierre 

      Costabel and Michel-Paul Lerner 

      (James MacLachlan) .............................................. 223--224



Entwicklung der Mathematik in der DDR edited by Horst Sachs 

      (Sanford L. Segal) .............................................. 225--226



On a research program in early modern physics by Aant Elzinga 

      (Norman L. Thomas) .............................................. 226--230



Selected works of Giuseppe Peano translated and edited by H.C.Kennedy 

      (Maria Cinquini Cibrario) ....................................... 230--232



Probability theory: A historical sketch by L. E. Maistrov 

      (Mario Bunge) ........................................................ 235



La mathématisation des doctrines informes Proceedings of a colloquium 

      directed by George Canguilhem 

      (Mario Bunge) ........................................................ 235



Razvitie matematiki v Moldavskoi SSR. Kratkii ocherk by V. P.      

      Bychkov and K. S. Sibirskii 

      (Chandler Davis) ................................................ 235--236





The Einstein decade by Cornelius Lanczos 

      (John T. Blackmore) .................................................. 236



Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica edited      

      by Alexander Koyre and I. B. Cohen 

      (W. Allan Gabbey) ............................................... 237--243



ABSTRACTS ............................................................. 244--258                              



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