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- 18:00, 23 October 2016
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**(+1,195)** . . History of mathematics (→O: Oresme, "Treatise on the Configuration of Qualities and Motions" Every measurable thing except numbers is imagined..a continuous quantity. every intensity ought to be..a straight line perpendicularly erected) (current) - 17:55, 23 October 2016
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**(+1,262)** . . Nicole Oresme (→Quotes: added section "Tractatus de Configurationibus et Qualitatibus et Motuum (c. 1350)" with (1): Every measurable thing except numbers is imagined..a continuous quantity. every intensity ought to be..a straight line perpendicularly erected) (current) - 15:01, 23 October 2016
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**(+825)** . . History of calculus (→Quotes: Edwards, "The Historical Development of the Calculus": Newton regarded the curve f(x,y)=0 as the locus of the intersection of two moving lines, one vertical and the other horizontal..the slope of the tangent line follows) (current) - 14:33, 23 October 2016
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**(+657)** . . Time (→N: Newton, draft review of "Commercium epistolicum": time flowing or increasing by continual flux..I expose time by any quantity flowing uniformly and represent its fluxion by an unit) (current) - 12:36, 20 October 2016
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**(+634)** . . Archimedes (→Quotes about Archimedes: Heath, "A Manual of Greek Mathematics": no hint as to the analysis..quoting Wallis said, "as [if]..covered up..investigations..grudged posterity the secret..method..to extort..assent to his results) - 12:14, 20 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+87) . . Thomas Little Heath (→External links: (1897) "The Works of Archimedes" @GoogleBooks) (current)
- 21:38, 19 October 2016
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**(+1,211)** . . John Wallis (→Quotes about Wallis: Taylor, "The Elements of the True Arithmetic of Infinites": all leading propositions of the Arithmetic of Infinites of Dr. Wallis are false & the Doctrine of Fluxions is a baseless fabric) (current) - 20:27, 19 October 2016
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**(+3,345)** . . Archimedes (→Quotes about Archimedes: Marcus Claudius Marcellus, during the Siege of Syracuse AsQBy Heath; Plutarch's describing the Siege of Syracuse in "Marcellus," Parallel Lives Tr. John Dryden) - 19:43, 19 October 2016
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**(+518)** . . Thomas Little Heath (→External links: (4) archive.org sources) - 19:24, 19 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+179) . . Thomas Little Heath (→External links: Linked ''A History of Greek Mathematics'' (1921) Vol. 2 @archive.org)
- 17:55, 19 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+338) . . History of calculus (→Quotes: Bellos, "The Grapes of Math": Archimedes..earliest infinite series with a finite limit..starting the conceptual path toward calculus)
- 00:57, 18 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+43) . . History of calculus (→Quotes: minor links)
- 00:49, 18 October 2016
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**(+2,779)** . . History of calculus (→Quotes: Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": infinitesimals forced upon the Greeks by the quadrature of the circle..Antiphon the Sophist..Aristotle said this was a fallacy..Zeno..fatal to infinitesimals..banished; discovering vs proving/exhaustion) - 16:47, 16 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (-44) . . m History of calculus (→Quotes: minor edit)
- 16:38, 16 October 2016
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**(+562)** . . History of calculus (→Quotes: Euclid, Bk. 10, Proposition 1, "The Elements" AsQBy Heath, "The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements") - 05:43, 16 October 2016
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**(+523)** . . History of calculus (→Quotes: Democritus AsQBy van der Waerden, "Science Awakening I": cone cut by planes parallel base..are the sections unequal/staircase or equal/cone will look like a cylinder:nonsensical) - 04:05, 16 October 2016
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**(+722)** . . History of mathematics (→E-F: Edwards, "The Historical Development of the Calculus": In Greek theoretical mathematics a/b was not a number (single entity), but a relationship or ratio a:b between whole numbers..an ordered pair, rather than a rational number) - 22:28, 14 October 2016
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**(+1,597)** . . History of calculus (→Quotes: Edwards, "The Historical Development of the Calculus" (2): sum of the consecutive differences; Pascal's aritmentic & Leibniz' harmonic triangle inverse relationship/development of calculus) - 21:31, 14 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+1) . . m History of calculus (→History and Origin of The Differential Calculus (1714): minor typo correction)
- 21:29, 14 October 2016
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**(+5,909)** . . History of calculus (→History and Origin of The Differential Calculus (1714): Pascal's triangle & Leibniz harmonic triangle: inverse sum- difference-series->fractional sum-series; geometric series with variable exponent) - 08:36, 14 October 2016
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**(+994)** . . History of calculus (→Quotes: Leibniz, manuscript, (Oct. 26, 1675) Tr. J. M. Child) - 07:53, 14 October 2016
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**(+1,921)** . . History of calculus (→Quotes: Leibniz, Response letter to Newton's Epistola prior (Aug. 27, 1676) as quoted by H. W. Turnbull et. al.) - 07:20, 14 October 2016
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**(+3,547)** . . History of calculus (→Quotes: Leibniz, Letter to Marquis de l'Hospital (1694) + Image: CharacTriangleLeibnizP221Child.jpg) - 06:04, 14 October 2016
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**(+4,409)** . . History of calculus (→History and Origin of The Differential Calculus (1714): (2)) - 03:35, 14 October 2016
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**(+1,653)** . . History of calculus (→Quotes: Leibniz, "Letter to Walther Ehrenfried von Tschirnhaus": prime occasion for my discovery..I did not know the center of gravity..Huygens laughed..stimulus to study geometry/Pascal=>method of indivisibles/centers of gravity/Cavalieri/Guldinus) - 03:03, 14 October 2016
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**(+5,083)** . . History of calculus (→History and Origin of The Differential Calculus (1714): Leibniz' criticism of predecessors & Child's scenario on the aid from Barrow's treatise) - 18:47, 13 October 2016
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**(+2,061)** . . History of calculus (→De lineis insecabilibus (ca. 340 B.C.): added section "History and Origin of The Differential Calculus (1714)" with (4)) - 18:03, 13 October 2016
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**(+1,732)** . . Gottfried Leibniz (→Quotes about Leibniz: J. M. Child, Preface, "The Early Mathematical Manuscripts of Leibniz": almost all important math ideas in his early work; philosophy attributed to math; importance of notation; calculus of discovery) (current) - 22:22, 11 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+319) . . Witchcraft (Intro: Medical explanations of bewitchment..historical witchcraft persecutions (linked Wikipedia articles)) (current)
- 21:59, 11 October 2016
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**(+1,029)** . . Witchcraft (→Quotes: Mattosian, "Poisons of the Past..": In Early Modern Europe..illness/bewitchment, mimics the pattern of..ergotism. Cold winters traumatize rye & increase..ergot alkaloid formation->symptoms of "bewitchment") - 16:44, 10 October 2016
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**(+785)** . . Baruch Spinoza (→Quotations regarding Spinoza: Russell, "A Critical Exposition of the Philosophy of Leibniz": Leibniz does not show great originality, but tends..to adopt (without acknowledgment) the views of..Spinoza..inconsistencies to avoid the impieties) (current) - 16:28, 10 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+265) . . Gottfried Leibniz (→Quotes about Leibniz: Russell, A Critical Exposition of the Philosophy of Leibniz" extended the p.5 quote: many more minor inconsistencies..due chiefly to the desire to avoid impieties of Spinoza & still greater impieties to which Leibniz's logic led)
- 16:19, 10 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+466) . . Gottfried Leibniz (→Quotes about Leibniz: Russell, "A Critical Exposition of the Philosophy of Leibniz": Leibniz does not show great originality, but tends, with slight alterations..to adopt (without acknowledgment) the views of the decried Spinoza)
- 16:10, 10 October 2016
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**(+1,050)** . . Gottfried Leibniz (→Quotes about Leibniz: Russell, "A Critical Exposition of the Philosophy of Leibniz": the 5 principle premisses of Leibniz's philosophy..inconsistency of the 1st with the 4th & 5th=>objection to Monadism) - 02:55, 9 October 2016
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**(+1,822)** . . Ethics (Spinoza) (→Part I : Concerning God: Prop. 33, Note 2: proposition [33] follows from the supreme perfection of God..fiat of an an indifferent deity is less false than a God constrained by a goal/good/destiny, which is absurd) (current) - 17:22, 8 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+133) . . m Baruch Spinoza (→Quotations regarding Spinoza: minor edit)
- 04:53, 8 October 2016
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**(+627)** . . Infinity (→S: Spinoza, "Letter to Hugo Boxel": things in themselves & in relation to God are neither ugly nor beautiful..perfect nor imperfect..Infinite:finite=God:greatest=God:least) (current) - 04:40, 8 October 2016
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**(+1,365)** . . Beauty (→S: Spinoza, "Letter to Hugo Boxel": things in themselves & in relation to God are neither ugly nor beautiful..Infinite:finite=God:greatest=God:least) - 04:27, 8 October 2016
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**(+5,197)** . . Baruch Spinoza (→Quotations: Letter to Hugo Boxel (Oct. 1674) "The Chief Works.." (5): chance vs divine necessity. Beauty/ugliness..Perfection/imperfection. Infinite:finite=God:greatest=God:least. Ghosts & imagination:Circle & triangle:Exist & nonexist. Laugh.) - 02:38, 8 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+21) . . m Isaac Barrow (→Geometrical Lectures (1735): minor link) (current)
- 21:20, 7 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+6) . . m Isaac Barrow (→Geometrical Lectures: Explaining the Generation, Nature and Properties of Curve Lines (1735): minor edit-section title shortened)
- 21:18, 7 October 2016
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**(+6,548)** . . Isaac Barrow (→Quotes about Isaac Barrow: added section "Geometrical Lectures: Explaining the Generation, Nature and Properties of Curve Lines (1735)" with (9)) - 18:36, 7 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+112) . . m History of calculus (→History of Modern Mathematics (1896): minor edits/links)
- 18:07, 7 October 2016
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**(+7,509)** . . History of calculus (→A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge (1889): (1) ref Leibniz (5) ref Newton) - 16:06, 7 October 2016
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**(+6,515)** . . History of calculus (→A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge (1889): (3)) - 13:32, 7 October 2016
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**(+1,697)** . . History of mathematics (→A-B: Ball, "A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge": Newton's math background reading sources) - 03:27, 7 October 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+12) . . m History of calculus (→A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge (1889): minor edit)
- 03:23, 7 October 2016
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**(+1,986)** . . History of calculus (→A Short Account of the History of Mathematics (1888, 1910): (2) on Fermat's application of infinitesimals) - 02:50, 7 October 2016
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**(+3,626)** . . History of calculus (→A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge (1889): added section "A Short Account of the History of Mathematics (1888, 1910)" by WWR Ball with (1) Barrow's "Lectiones opticæ et geometricæ" tangent derivation method) - 20:28, 6 October 2016
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**(+1,567)** . . History of calculus (→A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge (1889): (2))

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