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Isaac Barrow (October 1630 – 4 May 1677) was an English Christian theologian and mathematician who is generally given credit for his early role in the development of infinitesimal calculus; in particular, for the discovery of the fundamental theorem of calculus. His work centered on the properties of the tangent; Barrow was the first to calculate the tangents of the kappa curve. He is also notable for being the inaugural holder of the prestigious Lucasian Professorship of Mathematics, a post later held by his student, Isaac Newton.

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Londini : typis Gulielmi Godbid, & prostant venales apud Johannem Dunmore, & Œtavianum Pullelyn juniorem, 1669
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Oxford : printed for J. and J. Fletcher; and sold by Mess. Rivington, London, 1781
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