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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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