Maclaurin, Colin (16981746)

Maclaurin, Colin, mathematician, born in Kilmoden, Argyllshire; was professor of Mathematics in Aberdeen and in Edinburgh; wrote a “Treatise on Fluxions,” in defence of Newton against Berkeley, and an “Account of Newton's Discoveries”; did much to give an impetus to mathematical study in Scotland (16981746).

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