# The Calculus by Otto Toeplitz, David Bressoud

By Otto Toeplitz, David Bressoud

When first released posthumously in 1963, this book presented a substantially various method of the educating of calculus.  In sharp distinction to the tools of his time, Otto Toeplitz didn't train calculus as a static approach of ideas and evidence to be memorized. as a substitute, he drew on his wisdom of the historical past of arithmetic and provided calculus as an natural evolution of principles starting with the discoveries of Greek students, resembling Archimedes, Pythagoras, and Euclid, and constructing in the course of the centuries within the paintings of Kepler, Galileo, Fermat, Newton, and Leibniz. via this special approach, Toeplitz summarized and elucidated the foremost mathematical advances that contributed to fashionable calculus.

Reissued for the 1st time for the reason that 1981 and up to date with a brand new foreword, this vintage textual content within the box of arithmetic is experiencing a resurgence of curiosity between scholars and educators of calculus today.

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