Bernhard Friedrich Thibaut

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Dissertatio historiam controversiae circa numerorum negativorum et impossibilium logarithmos sistens, 1797

Bernhard Friedrich Thibaut (Hamburg-Harburg, 22 December 1775 – Göttingen, 4 November 1832) was a German mathematician.

He was the younger brother of the famous jurist Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut. He studied at the University of Göttingen along with Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Johann Beckmann, and Abraham Gotthelf Kästner. In 1797 he became professor in Göttingen. In 1802 and in 1805 he was associated professor of phylosophy and finally in 1828 professor of mathematics.

Works[edit]

  • Thibaut, Bernhard Friedrich (1797). Dissertatio historiam controversiae circa numerorum negativorum et impossibilium logarithmos sistens (in Latin). Gottingae: Johann Christian Dieterich.