William Rowan Hamilton: Portrait of a Prodigy

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This new biography describes the life of William Rowan Hamilton (1805 - 1865), one of the world's most brilliant mathematicians and Ireland's greatest scientist. Besides being a mathematician extraordinary, Hamilton was also a child prodigy, poet, philosopher, astronomer and visionary. This book deals with Hamilton the man, his formidable personality, and examines the various origins from which his genius seems to spring. 1983, xvi + 224 pages with illustrations

Book Details
Full Title William Rowan Hamilton: Portrait of a Prodigy
Author Seán O'Donnell
ISBN 0-906783-06-2
Cover Hardback
Pages xvi + 224 pages with illustrations
Published 1983
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