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The Newton-Leibniz controversy over the invention of the calculus

@inproceedings{SastryTheNC,
  title={The Newton-Leibniz controversy over the invention of the calculus},
  author={S. Sastry}
}
Perhaps one the most infamous controversies in the history of science is the one between Newton and Leibniz over the invention of the infinitesimal calculus. During the 17th century, debates between philosophers over priority issues were dime-a-dozen. Inspite of the fact that priority disputes between scientists were common, many contemporaries of Newton and Leibniz found the quarrel between these two shocking. Probably, what set this particular case apart from the rest was the stature of the… Expand