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Andre Wakefield

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[HM] Leibniz Correspondence Online
Posted: Nov 17, 2005 3:46 PM
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Rob Bradley wrote:

"I suppose it's likely a typo and the correct year is 1699. Dickson's
reference is not to the current collected writings and letters, but to
the _Leibnizens mathematische Schriften_ edited by Gerhardt: Band 3,
vol. II, p.601."

Your hunch is right. The letter from Leibniz to Joh. Bernoulli is
dated 28 July 1699.

BTW, I don't think that the Gerhardt edition is accessible online,
but I'd like to be proven wrong.
The Goettinger Digitalisierungs-Zentrum, as Robert Tragesser points
out, has lots of
Hilbert, but I don't think you'll get Gerhardt (or many of Leibniz's
mathematical writings for that matter) there.
As far as I know, the best online clearinghouse for all things
Leibnizian remains:


You can download the early mathematical writings here (as PDF files),
but that won't get
you to 1699.

If there are more readily available online sources, I'd sure like to
know. Anybody?

Andre Wakefield (Pitzer College)

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