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Mathematical Practitioners and the Transformation of Natural Knowledge in Early Modern EuropeMachines as Mathematical Instruments

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Mathematical Practitioners and the Transformation of Natural Knowledge in Early Modern EuropeMachines as Mathematical Instruments

Part of the Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Book Series (volume 45)
Editors: Cormack, Lesley B.; Walton, Steven A.; Schuster, John A.

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Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright
© Springer International Publishing AG 2017
ISBN
978-3-319-49429-6
Pages
115 –127
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-49430-2_6
Publisher site
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Abstract

[When Leonardo da Vinci claimed that mechanics is the paradise of the mathematical sciences, he was launching an approach to the design and improvement of machinery. His notebooks witness how far he himself had proceeded in the application of mathematical techniques to such tasks.]

Published: Mar 16, 2017

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