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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

The Bulletin publishes expository articles on contemporary mathematical research, written in a way that gives insight to mathematicians who may not be experts in the particular topic. The Bulletin also publishes reviews of selected books in mathematics and short articles in the Mathematical Perspectives section, both by invitation only.

ISSN 1088-9485 (online) ISSN 0273-0979 (print)

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Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 52 (2015), 115-118 Request permission
  • Voltaire, [François Marie Arouet de], Élémens de la philosophie de Neuton/Mis à la portée de tout le monde, Étienne Ledet, Amsterdam, 1738.
  • Judith P. Zinsser, La Dame d’Esprit/A Biography of the Marquise Du Châtelet, Viking, New York, 2006.
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  • Gerald L. Alexanderson
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053-0290
  • MR Author ID: 24640
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  • Published electronically: October 29, 2014
  • © Copyright 2014 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 52 (2015), 115-118
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  • MathSciNet review: 3286483