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Barrow, Isaac (1630-1677)
Lectiones geometricae : in quibus (praesertim) generalia curvarum linearum symptomata declarantur.
Londini : Typis Gulielmi Godbid, & prostant venales apud Johannem Dunmore, 1670.

Image from Barrow's Lectiones geometricae

These Geometrical Lectures utilise kinematic methods, the motion of points and lines, to demonstrate a wide variety of geometrical propositions. Barrow also shows his mastery of the 'new' analytic methods of finding tangents. Barrow's techniques were soon to be outdated due to creation of the calculus by Leibniz and Newton.

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