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Author Bellhouse, D. R.

Title Abraham De Moivre : setting the stage for classical probability and its applications / David R. Bellhouse
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (266 pages) : illustrations
Series An A K Peters book
Contents Early Life in France -- Points of Connection -- Getting Established in England -- Scotica Mathematica -- The Breakthrough : De Mensura Sortis -- A Newtonian Intermezzo -- Miscellanea Mathematica -- The Doctrine of Chances and the Doctrine Disputed -- Doctrinal Dissemination and Further Development -- De Moivre as Teacher -- Life Annuities -- The Decade of the Doctrine Enhanced -- The Two Thomases -- Old Age
Notes "An A K Peters book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Moivre, Abraham de, 1667-1754.
Moivre, Abraham de 1667-1754
Moivre, Abraham de, 1667-1754.
Moivre, Abraham de, 1667-1754.
Mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Mathematics -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Probabilities -- History -- 18th century
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429108354