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Is there an English translation of Kronecker's proof of Infinitude of primes?

Is any English translation of the following paper available? H. Hasse, Vorlesungen ¨uber Zahlentheorie, Second edition, Springer-Verlag, New York, $1964$ (L. Kronecker, $269–273; 440–442; $ K. Hensel, ...
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Translations of “Sur le théorème de Zorn”?

Are there any translations of Nicolas Bourbaki (1949). "Sur le théorème de Zorn". Archiv der Mathematik. 2: 434–437. doi:10.1007/bf02036949. into English, German, or Russian? Any help is ...
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An English translation of Cauchy's “Cours d'Analyse”

I am quite interested in the origins of our modern way of understanding analysis. I know that Augustin-Louis Cauchy was one of the pioneers regarding a rigorous foundation towards real and complex ...
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Help translate from German a quote by Hermann Weyl in Space Time Matter

I would like to find an accurate translation to the following quote from Space Time Matter: Man muß gegen diese Orgien des Formalismus, mit dem man heute sogar die Techniker zu belästigen beginnt, ...
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Does an English translation of Bombelli's L'Algebra exist?

I'm looking for an English translation of Rafael Bombelli's L'Algebra. From what I can tell after having searched the usual corners of the web, it doesn't exist, but I'm asking here just in case. I'...
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English translation of Heisenberg's papers

Strangely, many of Heisenberg's very important scientific papers are not translated into English. For example, this one seems not to have been translated. Where can I get the translated ones?
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English translation of Parisian Alfonsine tables (the 1400s)

I'm interested in an English translation of the Alfonsine tables published in Paris in the 1400s. I know there is an English translation of what survived of earlier Alfonsine tables from Castile, but ...
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Is there any complete works of Abel, Lagrange, Jacobi and Gauss translated into English?

Is there any source which has the complete works of Abel, Lagrange, Jacobi and Gauss which has been translated into English? I'm asking for separate books for these mathematicians not necessarily a ...
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Any modern translations of famous math papers?

I was curious to know if there are any resources similar to Early Modern Texts? What the author of the site has done is taken older and also famous philosophy papers and translated them with more ...
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Translations of Luca Pacioli's Summa de arithmetica

Are there any English language (or perhaps German, Dutch or French, but preferably English) translations of Luca Pacioli's 1494 (or later edition) "Summa de arithmetica? They do not have to be in ...
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How did Planck derive the black body radiation formula without using the Bose statistics?

It is so funny that science never develops as in the textbooks. Bose only introduced his statistics in 1924, so Planck could not possibly have used it to derive the radiation formula in 1900. So how ...
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Debauches of indices: Translation request

Finally I found the source of the dictum "debauches of indices". It is most often used in singular, as in Spivaks's Vol.II p.211. The original is from the first preface in E. Cartan's "Lecons sur la ...
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Jordan called isomorphisms (iso.) and homomorphisms “iso. holoedriques” and “iso. meriedriques” respectively; translation of holoe/meried-driques?

Stillwell mentions in his Elements of Algebra: The first to use the term "isomorphism" was Jordan, in his Traite des Substitutions [1870], the first textbook on group theory...Jordan used the word "...
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Where can I find the translated manuscript of Abel?

I am looking for the translated manuscript of Abel where he proved the unsolvability of the quintic. Can anyone give me a pointer? I tried Google, but nothing came up.
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How did Saint Vincent prove the logarithmic property of areas under hyperbolas?

How did Saint Vincent prove that if $\frac{a}{b} = \frac{c}{d}$, then the area of a hyperbola $y = \frac{1}{x}$ from $a$ to $b$ equals the area from $c$ to $d$? What references (pdfs, links, books) ...
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Are Brillouin's papers translated into English?

I mean the Brillouin in the WKB method. I want to read his original paper. But it is in French. Is it translated into English? It should be.
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English translation of Omar Khayyám's mathematical work

Is there any current English translation of the mathematical works of Omar Khayyám?
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Is there a translation of Gauss' work on Gaussian integers?

Gauss introduced the Gaussian integers in an 1832 Latin work named Theoria residuorum biquadraticorum. I believe there is a German translation available. Is there an English, or possibly French ...