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Cavalieri, Bonaventura

Index: La biblioteca de Babel, Ficciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 471.

Italian mathematician and scientist, 1598-1647, student of Galileo, author of Geometria individibilus continuorum nova quadum ratione promota, 1635

Fishburn and Hughes: "An Italian mathematician, a disciple of Galileo, whose work in geometry was fundamental to the development of integral calculus. Cavalieri expounded his geometry of indivisibles in A Certain Method for the Development of a New Geometry of Continuous Indivisibility (1635), a work that provoked much criticism at the time." (42-43)