nLab Umberto Bottazzini

Umberto Bottazzini is a historian of mathematics well known for his great attention to primary sources; his main attention is to the general history of infinitesimal calculus in 19th century and to the history of Italian mathematics.

  • Il flauto di Hilbert: Storia della matematica, UTET UniversitĂ , 473pp.

  • The higher calculus: A history of real and complex analysis from Euler to Weierstrass, Springer 1986

For Bottazzini’s achievements see the Notices article

  • 2015 Whiteman Prize, Notices Amer. Math. Soc. pdf
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