HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 18, PAGES 1--106, FEBRUARY 1991
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VOLUME 18, PAGES 1--106, FEBRUARY 1991


                        



Garcia de Galdeano's Works on Algebra 

      Mariano Hormigon ....................................................... 1



Intensional vs Extensional Probabilities from Their Origins to Laplace      

      U. Garibaldi and M. A. Penco .......................................... 16



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A Catalog of the Works of Jacob Hermann (1678--1733) 

      Fritz Nagel ........................................................... 36



ESSAY REVIEWS      



Classical Probability in the Enlightenment, by Lorraine Daston. 

      The Rise of Statistical Thinking 1820--1900, by Theodore M. 

       Porter. The History of Statistics---The Measurement of 

      Uncertainty before 1900}, by Stephen M. Stigler 

      (Ivo Schneider) ....................................................... 67



REVIEWS      



A History of Probability and Statistics and Their Applications      

      before 1750 , by Anders Hald 

      (Eugene Senata) ....................................................... 75



Boole: L'oiseau de nuit en plein jour, by Souleymane Bachir Diagne      

      (Joan L. Richards) .................................................... 79



Mathematics and Its History, by John Stillwell 

      (Paul R. Wolfson) ..................................................... 80



A Century of Mathematics in America, edited by Peter A. Duren 

      (George B. Seligman) .................................................. 82



The Development of Newtonian Calculus in Britain, 1700--1800, 

      by Niccolò Guicciardini 

      (Erik Sageng) ......................................................... 85



      ABSTRACTS.............................................................. 90                              



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