Author:Brook Taylor

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Brook Taylor

British mathematician; originator of "Taylor's Theorem". Secretary of the Royal Society (1714-18)

Brook Taylor


  • Part of a Letter from Mr. Brook Taylor, F. R. S. to Dr. Hans Sloane R. S. Secr. Concerning the Ascent of Water between Two Glass Planes, Philosophical Transactions, 1710, 27, pp. 538-538
  • De Inventione Centri Oscillationis- Per Brook Taylor Armig. Regal. Societat. Sodal, Philosophical Transactions, 1713, 28, pp.11-21
  • De motu Nervi Tenst. Per Brook Taylor Armig. Regal. Societat. Sodal, Philosophical Transactions, 1713, 28, pp. 26-32
  • An Account of an Experiment Made by Dr. Brook Taylor Assisted by Mr. Hawkesbee, in Order to Discover the Law of the Magnetical Attraction}, Philosophical Transactions, 1714, 29, pp. 294-295 (co-authored with Mr. Hawkesbee)
  • Methodus Incrementorum Directa et Inversa (1715)
  • Linear Perspective (1715)
  • Apologia D. Brook Taylor, J V D. & R S. Soc. contra V. C J. Bernoullium, Math. Prof. Basileae, Philosophical Transactions, 1717, 30, pp.955-963
  • An Attempt towards the Improvement of the Method of Approximating, in the Extraction of the Roots of Equations in Numbers., Philosophical Transactions, 1717, 30, pp. 610-622
  • De Seriebus Infinitis Tractatus. Pars Prima. Auctore Petro Remundo de Monmort. R. S. S., Philosophical Transactions, 1717, 30, pp. 633-689 (co-authored with Petro Remundo de Monmort)
  • Solutio Problematis a Domno G. G. Leibnitio, Geometris Anglis Nuper Propositi. Per Brook Taylor, LL. D. & R. S. Secr., Philosophical Transactions, 1717, 30, pp. 695-701
  • New Principles of Linear Perspective (1719)
  • Extract of a Letter from Dr. Brook Taylor, F. R. S. to Sir Hans Sloan, Dated 25. June, 1714. Giving an Account of Some Experiments Relating to Magnetism, Philosophical Transactions, 1720, 31, pp.204-208
  • An Account of an Experiment, Made to Ascertain the Proportion of the Expansion of the Liquor in the Thermometer, with Regard to the Degrees of Heat, Philosophical Transactions, 1722, 32, p. 291
  • Contemplatio Philosophica (1793)

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