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By Frank J. Wilstach

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Magnitsky's textbook successfully combined the tradition of Russian mathematical literature of the seventeenth century with that of the western European mathematical schools . In the first section a detailed exposition of mathematical problems is given . The second section, almost an encyclopedia of the natural sciences of the time, contains information on algebra and its geometrical applications, the computation of trigonometric tables of sines, tangents, and secants, and information on navigational astronomy, geodesy, and navigation .

While Magnus was working with him in 1908, one of Sherrington's research interests was muscle tonus in mammals . Analyzing the reflex pathways involved in the production and maintenance of tonus, Sherrington concluded that tone in mammals is due to postural reflexes, as P . Q . Brondgeest in 1860 had shown it to be for frogs and rabbits . In 1910, drawing in part upon his observations of the "reflexe figures" assumed by decerebrate animals, Sherrington published a detailed analysis of the reflex control of stepping and standing .

In this survey the sedimentary processes characteristic of rocky coasts, beaches, and deltas were discussed in great detail as a function of the pattern of waves, tides, and bottom currents . This analysis of present-day marine mechanisms was then applied to the geological past, following essentially uniformitarian principles . Maillet used all the aspects of his oceanographical knowledge to explain, by the action of the sea, all the physiographic, lithologic, paleontologic, and structural features of the geological record .

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