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 (8 books/articles)

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Honours awarded to George Peacock
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Lowndean chair1837 - 1859


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