George Peacock

1791 - 1858

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George Peacock published his Treatise on Algebra which attempted to give algebra a logical treatment comparable to Euclid's Elements .
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List of References (29 books/articles)

A Poster of George Peacock

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Preface to Thomas Peacock's Tutor's Assistant
  2. Preface to George Peacock's Treatise on Algebra
  3. Reviews of the 1940 edition of Peacock's Algebra

Honours awarded to George Peacock
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Lowndean chair1837 - 1859


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  1. NNDB
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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