Cambridge University and the Adoption of Analytics in Early Nineteenth-Century England

  • Philip C. Enros


The first decades of the nineteenth century witnessed a great change in English mathematics. It was a time of revival marked by much distress over the state of mathematics in England and also by many efforts to rally from the English slump in mathematics of the eighteenth century. The period served as a threshold from the relative barrenness of the eighteenth century to the rich creations of such eminent English mathematicians as George Peacock (1791–1858), Augustus DeMorgan (1806–1871), and George Boole (1815–1864). Englishmen were once again to contribute to the mainstream of the development of mathematics.


Nineteenth Century Eighteenth Century Liberal Education Early Nineteenth Century English Mathematics 
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