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Plimpton 322

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The Pythagorean School: Nicomachus' Introduction to Arithmetic
(1.1)




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LABOR DAY 
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Zeno's paradoxes (3.3)


Hippocrates' lunes (3.2)



Eudoxus' Method

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Eratosthenes measures the Earth (1.21.3)


Aristarchus' astronomy (1.41.5)


Quadrature of the Parabola
(3.1 and 3.4)

The tangent problem 

Apollonius' Conics



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Modern reformulations (4.34.5)

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FALL 
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BREAK 
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Ptolemy's Almagest (2.12.2)


epicycles and heliocentrism (2.32.7)

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First paper is due 


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NO MEETING 
The birth of algebra




Prof. Costavisits:

Logarithms


Kepler's Nova Astronomia

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Fermat's method of adequation


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Cavalieri's Principle



THANKSGIVING 
HOLIDAY 
BREAK 



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Leibniz' differentials 

The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus 
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Newton's De Analysi 
Second paper is due 

Berkeley's "ghosts" 

wrapup 
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FINAL EXAM

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