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Irascible genius

M. Moseley

Irascible genius

a life of Charles Babbage, inventor

by M. Moseley

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Published by Hutchinson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Babbage, Charles, -- 1791-1871.

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    Statementby M. Moseley.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19697193M

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Contents. Authors JNote. PART. IRASCIBLE GENIUS A LIFE OF CHARLES BABBAGE, INVENTOR by Moseley, Maboth and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Charles Babbage, 19th century English mathematician, inventor, and eccentric credited with fathering the computer, is not exactly a household word, and this biography, though competent and thorough, is not likely to make him one.

Maboth Moseley dwells upon the wearying details of his difficulties with unsympathetic contemporaries and dubious colleagues (heightened by his own paranoia) and. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moseley, Maboth. Irascible genius. Chicago, H. Regnery Co. [, ©] (OCoLC) Named Person.

A classic curmudgeonly polymath who was known – with good reason – as “The Irascible Genius,” Babbage was an inveterate, obsessive tinker, a mathematician with a penchant for engineering that led him, over the course of his long and colorful life, to invent such varied items as the opthalmoscope.

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