The Correspondence of Dirck Rembrantsz Van Nierop (1610-1682)ISBN 978-90-8759-271-4
This edition contains de complete preserved correspondence of Dirck Rembrantsz van Nierop (1610-1682), a seventeenth-century shoemaker who became a respected mathematician and astronomer, with a remarkably vast body of work. Van Nierop´s correspondence gives a unique insight in the mathematical culture of the seventeenth century Dutch Republic. It is a substantial addition to the scholarly legacy of the Republic of Letters. Van Nierop corresponded with famous men like Christian Huygens, Frans van Schooten and Nicolaas Witsen, but also with lesser known figures such as captains, surveyors and lens-grinders. The letters reveal the widespread interest in the new ´natural phylosophy´ and ´practical mathematics´ during the seventeenth century. This edition is a valuable source for everyone interested in the development of knowlegde and practices in the Dutch Republic.
Paperback, 180x240mm, 418 pages
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