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The Indian Origins of the Calculus and its Transmission to Europe Prior to Newton and Leibniz . Part II : Lessons for Mathematics Education ∗

@inproceedings{Raju2005TheIO,
  title={The Indian Origins of the Calculus and its Transmission to Europe Prior to Newton and Leibniz . Part II : Lessons for Mathematics Education ∗},
  author={C. Raju},
  year={2005}
}
Extended Abstract: I will only summarise the evidence for the transmission of the calculus from India to Europe in the 16th c. CE, since it has been considered elsewhere. Briefly, unlike the wild claims of transmission from “Greece”, typically advanced without serious evidence by Western historians in the last three centuries, the standard of evidence I use is a legal standard of evidence which examines motivation, opportunity, documentary, circumstantial, and epistemological evidence. The… Expand

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