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" In the beginning of the year 1665 I found the method of approximating Series and the Rule for reducing any dignity of any Binomial into such a series. "
A Catalogue of the Portsmouth Collection of Books and Papers Written by Or ... - Page xviii
by Isaac Newton - 1888 - 56 pages
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The Monist, Volume 24

Paul Carus - Electronic journals - 1914
...to the book of Principles": "I found the Method [of fluxions] by degrees in the years 1665 and 1666. In the beginning of the year 1665 I found the method...fluxions, and the next year in January had the theory of colors, and in May following I had entrance into the inverse method of fluxions. And the same year...
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The Edge of Objectivity: An Essay in the History of Scientific Ideas

Charles Coulston Gillispie - Science - 1960 - 562 pages
...discovery: I found the Method [of fluxions — ie the calculus] by degrees in the years 1665 and 1666. In the beginning of the year 1665 I found the method...reducing any dignity of any Binomial into such a series [ie he had formulated the Binomial Theorem]. The same year in May I found the method of tangents of...
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Philosophers at War: The Quarrel Between Newton and Leibniz

Alfred Rupert Hall - Science - 2002 - 356 pages
...passage referring back to the days when Newton was twenty-three or -four years old, that is, to 1665-6: In the beginning of the year 1665 I found the method...approximating series and the rule for reducing any dignity [power] of any binomial into such a series. The same year in May I found the method of tangents of...
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Never at Rest: A Biography of Isaac Newton

Richard S. Westfall - Biography & Autobiography - 1983 - 908 pages
...connection with the calculus controversy about fifty years later, Newton mentioned the plague years again. In the beginning of the year 1665 I found the Method of approximating series & the Rule for reducing any dignity of any Binomial into such a series. The same year in May I found...
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The Great Physicists from Galileo to Einstein

George Gamow - Science - 1988 - 338 pages
...words: In the beginning of 1665 I found the ... rule for reducing any dignity [power] of binomial to a series.* The same year in May I found the method of tangents . . . and in November the direct method of Fluxions [ie, the elements of what is now known as differential...
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The Life of Isaac Newton

Richard S. Westfall - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 328 pages
...plague years again. In the beginning of the year 1 665 I found the Method of approximating series & the Rule for reducing any dignity of any Binomial...year in May I found the method of Tangents of Gregory & Slusius, & in November had the direct method of fluxions & the next year in January had the Theory...
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Isaac Newton: Eighteenth Century Perspectives

Emeritus Professor of History of Science and Technology A Rupert Hall, Alfred Rupert Hall, Isaac Newton - History - 1999 - 215 pages
...printed the well-known memorandum composed by Newton about 1720: 1n the beginuing of the year 1665 1 found the method of approximating Series and the Rule...Binomial into such a series. The same year in May . . .19 This is the only hint offered in the Preface that the Portsmouth Collection might furnish material...
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From Galileo to Newton

Alfred Rupert Hall - Science - 1981 - 379 pages
...Holy Orders. The way was clear for science. Newton wrote of his active rustication many years later : In the beginning of the year 1665 I found the Method of approximating series & the rule for reducing any dignity of any Binomial into such a series. The same year in May I found...
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Mathematical Methods: For Students of Physics and Related Fields

Sadri Hassani - Mathematics - 2000 - 659 pages
...words: In the beginning of 1665 I found the ... rule for reducing any dignity [power] of binomial to a series. '^ The same year, in May, I found the method of tangents . . . and in November the direct method of Fluxions [the elements of what is now called differential...
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The Borderlands of Science: Where Sense Meets Nonsense

Michael Shermer - Science - 2001 - 368 pages
...surprisingly, from Newton himself, and most later writers quote Newton's own manuscript description: In the beginning of the year 1665 I found the Method of approximating series & the Rule for reducing any dignity of any Binomial into such a series. The same year in May I found...
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