Berkley’s Critique of Calculus

In this sequel, Adam Schroeder argues that despite its pristine appearance in textbooks and the classroom, mathematics is a human endeavour, often stimulated by debate and controversy. He suggests that the critique of Isaac Newton’s work on differential calculus by the 18th century Irish philosopher, Bishop George Berkley, triggered the search for more formal methods in the foundations of differential calculus.

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Some ideas for online assessment

Dirk Basson shares his journey of exploring relevant and effective assessment tools with online learning. He considers the underlying reasons for assessing our students and tackles some important issues.

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