John Leslie

1766 - 1832

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John Leslie was a Scottish mathematician who became Professor of Natural Philosophy at Edinburgh and wrote popular textbooks.
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List of References (10 books/articles)

A Poster of John Leslie

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Address at Leslie's centenary
  2. Leslie's works
  3. Gibson's History of Scottish mathematics
  4. EMS honours James Leslie

Honours awarded to John Leslie
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1807


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