HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 14, PAGES 119--234, MAY 1987
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VOLUME 14, PAGES 119--234, MAY 1987


                  



William Wallace and the Introduction of Continental Calculus 

      to Britain: A Letter to George Peacock 

      M. Panteki ........................................................... 119



The Continental Controversy over Arbuthnot's Argument for 

      Divine Providence 

      Eddie Shoesmith ...................................................... 133



Découverte d'un écrit mathématique d'al-Hassa (XIIe s.): 

      Le livre I du Kamil 

      M. Aballagh and A. Djebbar ........................................... 147



Var$\overline{\rm a}$hamihira's Pandiagonal Magic Square of the Order Four 

      Takao Hayashi ........................................................ 159



An Early 15th-Century Algebra Codex: A Description 

      Barnabas Hughes ...................................................... 167



NOTES      



Wie ist wohl Demokrit zum Rauminhalt der Pyramide gekommen? 

      Joseph Ehrenfried Hofmann ............................................ 173



Observations on the Icosahedron in Euclid's Elements 

      Jan P. Hogendijk ..................................................... 175



SOURCES      



A Note on the Koenigsberger-Zeuner Repertorium 

      Nathan Houser ........................................................ 178



REVIEWS      



Siméon-Denis Poisson et la science de son temps, edited by 

      Michel Métivier, Pierre Costabel, and Pierre Dugac 

      (Lorraine Daston) .................................................... 198



I Want to Be a Mathematician: An Automathography, by 

      Paul R. Halmos 

      (Melvin Henriksen) ................................................... 200



The Nature of Mathematical Knowledge, by Philip S. Kitcher 

      (Michael J. Crowe) ................................................... 204



 The History of Combinatorial Group Theory: A Case Study in the 

      History of Ideas}, by Bruce Chandler and Wilhelm Magnus 

      (Olaf Neumann) ....................................................... 209



George Boole: His Life and Work, by Desmond MacHale 

      (Theodore Hailperin) ................................................. 211



      ABSTRACTS............................................................. 220                              



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