The Integrity of Ancient and Modern Mathematics
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When minds of first order meet, sparks fly, even across the centuries. The fundamental theorem of calculus, to be discussed in this chapter, is the result of such a pyrotechnic fusion of ideas. When Leibniz and Newton met Eudoxus and Archimedes, the calculus was rounded out into a whole. By the end of the seventeenth century it was becoming evident that calculus was not a bag of unrelated tricks but was an entity complete unto itself.
KeywordsFundamental Theorem Connected Domain Vertical Segment Modern Mathematic Curve Figure
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