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  • 08:53, 26 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+1,370). . History of mathematics(K: Morris Kline: If the reader has found some difficulty in grasping it he may be less discouraged when he is told it eluded Newton & Leibniz, Rolle, Maclaurin, Lagrange, D'Alembert..1 1/2 centuries until Cauchy) (current)
  • 17:29, 25 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+463). . Luminiferous aether(Added Indexed CONTENT & (2) See also entries) (current)
  • 16:11, 25 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (0). . m History of algebra(minor edit) (current)
  • 15:59, 25 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+920). . Luminiferous aether(Quotes: Morris Kline, These conditions..are contradictory. ..We must conclude that it is a fiction, a mere word satisfying only those minds that do not look behind words)
  • 15:38, 25 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+809). . Mathematics(K: Kline, "Mathematics and the Physical World": Radio waves and light waves operate in a physical darkness illuminated only for those who would carry the torch of mathematics.) (current)
  • 15:18, 25 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+471). . Mathematics(U-W: Whitehead, "Science and the Modern World": as math withdrew increasingly into..abstract thought..corresponding growth of importance for analysis of concrete fact. The paradox..established..abstractions are true weapons to control thought of fact)
  • 15:15, 25 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+400). . Alfred North Whitehead(Science and the Modern World (1925): as math withdrew increasingly into..abstract thought..corresponding growth of importance for analysis of concrete fact. The paradox..established..abstractions are the true weapons to control thought of fact) (current)
  • 14:52, 25 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+711). . Mathematics(I-J: Jeans, "The Mysterious Universe": final truth about a phenomenon resides in the mathematical description..making models/pictures to explain mathematical formulas is a step away from reality..like making a graven image of a spirit)
  • 14:50, 25 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+651). . James Jeans(The Mysterious Universe (1930): final truth about a phenomenon resides in the mathematical description..making models/pictures to explain mathematical formulas is a step away from reality..like making a graven image of a spirit) (current)
  • 14:38, 25 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+609). . James Jeans(The Mysterious Universe (1930): modern physics..resolve the whole material universe into waves..a world of light..so story of its creation perfect accuracy/completeness in six words: ‘God said, Let there be light’)
  • 16:40, 19 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+1,384). . Unification in science and mathematics(K: M. Kline: Galileo/Newton swept away the last traces of mysticism/superstition associated with the heavens; heavenly motions..same physical theory..rock/clay..essence of the law of gravitation; identification wiped out libraries of speculation/dogma) (current)
  • 16:15, 19 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+954). . Scientific Revolution(N-R: Newton, "Principia": We offer math principles of philosophy..the difficulty: from motions investigate the forces & from these demonstrate the other phnomena eg, explication of the World System & then deduce motions of planets/comets/moon/sea) (current)
  • 15:41, 19 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+38). . User:ELApro(Wikiquotes initiated: History of algebra) (current)
  • 18:14, 18 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+2,753). . Scientific Revolution(K: Kline, "Mathematics and the Physical World" (2): Galileo-methodology of motions on/near earth; Copernicus/Kepler-laws of motion planets/satellites not logically related. Galileo/earth-parabola; Kepler/heavens/ellipse=>Newtonian synthesis)
  • 17:08, 18 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+42). . m Isaac Newton(G–L: minor edit-source) (current)
  • 17:06, 18 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+799). . Carl Friedrich Gauss(Quotes: "Sir Isaac Newton & the Apple" AsQBy Chambers: The history..is too absurd. a stupid, importunate man..asks him how. Newton convinced himself what a noodle he had..told him that an apple fell on his nose & he went away satisfied.) (current)
  • 16:55, 18 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+767). . Isaac Newton(G–L: Gauss AsQBy Chambers, "The Book of Days": The history of the apple is too absurd. a stupid, importunate man..asks him how. Newton convinced himself what a noodle he had..told him that an apple fell on his nose & he went away satisfied.)
  • 16:30, 18 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+1,376). . Analysis(Quotes: Hopkins, "Nastalgia and Phenomenon": "the new algebra"..took its name from the ancient mathematical method of "analysis"..Plato/Theon-Ancient analysis/synthesis) (current)
  • 16:26, 18 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+2,007). . François Viète(Quotes about Viète: Hopkins, "Nastalgia and Phenomenon" (2): "the new algebra"..took its name from the ancient mathematical method of "analysis"..Plato/Theon-Ancient analysis/synthesis & 3 aspects of innovation-methodical/cognitive/analytic) (current)
  • 15:45, 18 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+610). . François Viète(Quotes)
  • 04:55, 15 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+3,205). . Analysis(Quotes: (1) Heath, "The Thirteen Books of Euclid" Vol. 3, XIII. 5 on analysis/synthesis & sources; (2) Pappus AsQBy Heath ibid, Vol. 1)
  • 02:52, 15 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+717). . Analysis(Quotes: Gow, "A Short History of Greek Mathematics": Euclid XIII. 5. possibly framed by Eudoxus)
  • 01:59, 15 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+949). . François Viète(Quotes about Viète: Tignol, "Galois' Theory of Algebraic Equations": designating by letters all quantities..for the 1st time it was possible to replace various numerical examples by a single "generic" example)
  • 02:36, 14 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+593). . m History of algebra(Q - Z: minor links/edits)
  • 02:02, 14 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+924). . Nicholas Murray Butler(Quotes: Editor's Intro, "The Teaching of Elementary Mathematics": Mathematics..studies an aspect of all knowing, and reveals..universe..To apprehend this..means of vitalizing all teaching of elementary math) (current)
  • 01:56, 14 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+952). . Mathematics education(A - B: Butler, Editor's Intron, "The Teaching of Elementary Mathematics": Mathematics..studies an aspect of all knowing, and reveals..universe..To apprehend this..means of vitalizing all teaching of elementary math) (current)
  • 01:40, 14 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+869). . Mathematics(K: Kant, "Critique of Pure Reason" Tr. Max Müller: (1) how pure reason may successfully enlarge its domain without the aid of experience (2) philosophy:quality & math:quantity->mistake effect for cause; only concept of quantities admits construction)
  • 22:54, 13 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+5,844). . History of algebra(Q - Z: Smith, ''History of Mathematics'': (2))
  • 19:13, 13 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+958). . History of algebra(K - L: Kline, ''Mathematics and the Physical World'': historical associations..word algebra..sordid character of the subject..Algebrista y Sangrador (bonesetter and bloodletter) historical basis..word algebra stirs up disagreeable thoughts)
  • 18:46, 13 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (-10). . m History of algebra(M - N: minor edit/link)
  • 18:39, 13 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+148). . m History of algebra(minor edit: subdivided alphabetized Contents)
  • 18:23, 13 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+458). . m History of algebra(D - L: minor edits/links)
  • 17:42, 13 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+1,113). . Unification in science and mathematics(G: "Gauss, Werke": all such new calculi allow..solve problems..mechanically in complicated cases in which..even genius becomes powerless. Such conceptions unite problems otherwise isolated)
  • 17:13, 13 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+54). . m History of algebra(A - C: minor edits/links)
  • 17:06, 13 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+1,186). . Mathematics education(A - B: Mary Boole, "Lectures on the Logic of Arithmetic": elementary teachers..put their pupils on the wrong track for..understanding..higher algebras. Algebras deal not with laws of number, but with..laws of the human thinking)
  • 16:48, 13 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+224). . History of algebra(added image: GeometryDescartes.JPG)
  • 16:31, 13 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+1,347). . History of algebra(added images: Gleicharmige Waage.png; Algebraic number in the complex plane.png; Plimpton 322.jpg; 九章算術.gif; Diophantus-cover.jpg; Image-Al-Kitāb al-muḫtaṣar fī ḥisāb al-ğabr wa-l-muqābala.jpg; ArsMagna.jpg; Viète - Opere, 1646 - 42603)
  • 14:49, 13 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+236). . History of algebra(added alphabetical Content header, sorted subsections, anchors)
  • 14:41, 13 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+312). . Geometry(D - L: Kline, "Mathematics and the Physical World": Euclidean geometry developed..as a votive offering to the God of Reason, opened men's eyes to the possibility of design uncovered through pursuit of mathematics) (current)
  • 06:38, 12 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+25). . History of mathematics(See also: History of algebra)
  • 06:36, 12 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (-2). . m History of algebra(minor edit)
  • 06:35, 12 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (-53,420). . History of Algebra(#REDIRECT History of algebra & moved data there) (current)
  • 06:35, 12 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+53,452). . N History of algebra(Moved data and Redirected "History of Algebra" here)
  • 06:30, 12 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+1,569). . History of Algebra(Quotes: Kline, ''Mathematics and the Physical World'' (2): ancients/Hindus/Arabs-rhetorical algebra..unnatural symbolism is relatively modern-16th & 17th centuries; Viète lawyer litigants letters for classes of numbers)
  • 05:50, 12 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+1,410). . Mathematics education(H - K: Kline, "Mathematics and the Physical World": Algebra=collection of machines..gain, since do not have to think..habitual. Unfortunately many emphasize menial techniques excluding larger ideas/goals of math. Bored students are more perceptive)
  • 05:22, 12 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+394). . History of Algebra(Quotes: Temple, "100 Years of Mathematics": converging into one single discipline uniting algebra, topology & analysis)
  • 05:12, 12 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+1,303). . History of Algebra(Quotes: Klein, "Greek Mathematical Thought and the Origin of Algebra": ancients..overlooked..analogy..is not between the point/unit but between point/nought->algebra only for geometric magnitudes)
  • 04:59, 12 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+351). . History of Algebra(Quotes: Bell, "The Development of Mathematics": algebraists of Islam & European Renaissance were contemporaries of the ancient Egyptians..lacked Greek instinct for logical completeness & generality)
  • 04:53, 12 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+798). . History of Algebra(Quotes: Todhunter, "A History of the Mathematical Theory of Probability..": Theory of Probability..assumes in the reader only elementary Algebra; or commentary on the celebrated treatise of Laplace)
  • 04:43, 12 May 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+1,102). . History of Algebra(Quotes: Pólya, "Induction and Analogy in Mathematics": Euler's step was..fallacy Yet..justified by analogy; from equations..finite degree..infinite degree, applying rules..finite; rexamines only consequences; Euler's reasons are..inductive)

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