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- 23:39, 9 December 2016
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**(+1,557)** . . Geometry (→D - L: copied from Gregory St. Vincent-Kline, Math..Thought..Ancient to Modern..": projective geometry-Desargues/Pascal/La Hire..new ideas..continuous change-Kepler's conics/line pairs+Pascal's polygons..St. Vincent/Newton transform/invariance) (current) - 23:17, 9 December 2016
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**(+1,130)** . . Johannes Kepler (→Quotes about Kepler: copied from Gregory St. Vincent-Kline, Mathematical Thought..Ancient to Modern..": on Keplers contirbutions to the development of Projective Geometry) (current) - 22:31, 9 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+433) . . Johannes Kepler (→Quotes about Kepler: Labenbacher, Pengelley, "'Mathematical Expeditions": free use if indivisibles..astronomical/volumes of wine casks..wrote an extensive tract on indivisible methods..e.g., areas: circle & ellipse)
- 22:20, 9 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+455) . . Galileo Galilei (→Quotes about Galilei: Labenbacher, Pengelley, "'Mathematical Expeditions": laws of freely falling bodies and the parabolic paths of projectiles..initiating era of mathc'l physics..''Two New Sciences'' used indivisibles method->book planned/not written) (current)
- 21:34, 9 December 2016
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**(+678)** . . Mathematics and mysticism (→Quotes: Labenbacher, Pengelley, "Math..Expeditions": 15th c Platonic/Pythagorean mysticism/humanism over..Scholasticism encouraged..infinite/infinitesimal in geometry..math viewed as independent/not bound by empirical/senses, if consistent) (current) - 21:24, 9 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+156) . . History of mathematics (→External links: "Teaching with Original Historical Sources in Mathematics," NMSU Math Dept., Laubenbacher & Pengelley) (current)
- 19:15, 9 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+4) . . m Henri Levaufre (minor edit) (current)
- 19:12, 9 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+23) . . User:ELApro (→Wikiquotes initiated: Henri Levaufre + minor duplicate entry deletion) (current)
- 19:07, 9 December 2016
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**(+4,393)** . . N Henri Levaufre (Initiated INCOMPLETE ARTICLE-to be completed) - 18:47, 9 December 2016
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**(+778)** . . Nicole Oresme (→Quotes about Oresme: Florian Cajori, "A History of Mathematics": some of our modern ideas were anticipated by writers of the Middle Ages..Nicole Oresme 1st conceived of fractional powers..even attempted a graphic representation) (current) - 01:44, 9 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (-22) . . m Mathematics (→B: minor edit) (current)
- 01:38, 9 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+287) . . Mathematics and mysticism (→Quotes: Barrow, ''The Artful Universe'': the only religion that can prove itself to be one.)
- 16:41, 8 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+76) . . History of calculus (Included Contents link to new section "Arithmetica Infinitorum (1656)") (current)
- 16:38, 8 December 2016
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**(+1,216)** . . History of calculus (→Euclid's Elements (ca. 300 B.C.): transcribed section "Arithmetica Infinitorum (1656)" from John Wallis) - 16:21, 8 December 2016
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**(+2,508)** . . History of calculus (→H-K: Hobson, "Squaring the Circle": foundations of the new analysis were laid..ideas/methods..radical transformation. 1st effect..replace old geometrical methods of calculating pi. 1st:Wallis pi/2, shewed defect/excess, advantage over Vieta/rational) - 16:05, 8 December 2016
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**(+3,200)** . . John Wallis (→Quotes about Wallis: added section "Squaring the Circle A History of the Problem (19130" Hobson with (3)) (current) - 13:51, 8 December 2016
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**(+1,534)** . . Gregory St. Vincent (→Quotes about Gregory St. Vincent: Kline, "Mathematical Thought..Ancient to Modern..": Desargues, Pascal & La Hire..new ideas..continuous change..Kepler..conics/degenerate conic lines derivable..Pascal. St. Vincent/Newton tranf's not projection/section) (current) - 04:23, 8 December 2016
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**(+1,079)** . . Gregory St. Vincent (→Quotes about Gregory St. Vincent: Ball, "A Short Account..Hist...Mathematics": discovered expansion of log (1+x)..numerous theorems in search squar'g circle..Huygens/fallacy..exhaustion/quadr/hyperbola...Montucla: no crcl-squarer such ability/success) - 04:07, 8 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+34) . . Michael Scott Gallegos (minor edit intro)
- 03:30, 8 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+289) . . m Michael Scott Gallegos (minor edit intro)
- 02:42, 8 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+8) . . m Michael Scott Gallegos (minor edit intro)
- 02:02, 8 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+200) . . Michael Scott Gallegos (→Quotes about Gallegos: Kay Tan, "Thought Audio," (October 25, 2012))
- 01:32, 8 December 2016
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**(+601)** . . Gregory St. Vincent (→Quotes about Gregory St. Vincent: Smith, "History of Mathematics" V.1: quadrature of hyperbola..showing as area increased in arithmetic series, abscissas increased in geometric series) - 01:07, 8 December 2016
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**(+2,681)** . . Gregory St. Vincent (→Quotes about Gregory St. Vincent: Baron, "The Origins of the Infinitesimal Calculus" (2): pupil of Clavius..Greek math..Stevin/Valerio..integration..ext-Archimedes..ductus plani in planum..sum geom series/Zeno)(ungula->Pascal/Leibniz/Tschirnhaus) - 21:19, 7 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+3) . . m Gregory St. Vincent (→Quotes: minor edit/source)
- 16:52, 7 December 2016
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**(+625)** . . Michael Scott Gallegos (additional credits) - 14:11, 7 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (0) . . m Isaac Barrow (minor edit/link correction intro) (current)
- 14:08, 7 December 2016
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**(+639)** . . Mathematics education (→A - B: Bunt, Jones, Bedient, ''The Historical Roots of Elementary Mathematics'': math'l tasks in an..historical setting..long division/Egyptians-quadratic equations/Babylonians-geometry/Euclid's day..appreciation early intelligence/ingenuity) (current) - 13:59, 7 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+22) . . m History of mathematics (→A-B: minor edit: corrected Apollonius link to " of Perga)
- 02:44, 7 December 2016
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**(+995)** . . Infinity (→S: Stifel, "Arithmetica Integra" AsQBy Pesic: It is properly debated whether irrational numbers are true numbers or fictions..they flee perpetually..thus the ratio of an irrational..to a rational..is no less uncertain than..an infinite to a finite) (current) - 02:41, 7 December 2016
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**(+1,479)** . . History of mathematics (→Q-S: Stifel, "Arithmetica Integra" AsQBy Pesic: It is properly debated whether irrational numbers are true numbers or fictions..they flee perpetually..thus the ratio of an irrational..to a rational..is no less uncertain than..an infinite to a finite) - 01:53, 7 December 2016
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**(+808)** . . History of calculus (→M-P: Newton, De methodis serierum et fluxionum AsQBy Stillwell: it occurred to no one (except N. Mercator) to fit the doctrine..for decimal numbers in similar fashion to variables..open to striking consequences..same relationship..Algebra/Arithmetic) - 16:31, 6 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+485) . . History of mathematics (→U-Z: Wilder, "Evolution of Mathematical Concepts": mathematicians are not only the possessors of the cultural element, mathematics..but taken as a group..considered as the bearers of a ''culture'': mathematics)
- 16:09, 6 December 2016
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**(+1,077)** . . Mathematics and mysticism (→Quotes: Wilder, "The Nature of Modern Mathematics": close analogy between religion and mathematics..To some..a superpersonal ideal, existing independently.t.o others..rules to live by..no intellectual content..traces to primitive cultures..mystical #s) - 15:42, 6 December 2016
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**(+749)** . . History of mathematics (→U-Z: Wilder, "Evolution of Mathematical Concepts..": diffusion accompanying military conquest in the reverse direction.conquered to conquerer..particularly in math..Moslem conquest 7th century) - 05:00, 6 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+183) . . Mathematics (→U-W: Wilder, "Evolution of mathematical concepts. An Elementary Study" The only reality mathematical concepts have is as cultural elements or artifacts)
- 04:52, 6 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+481) . . Mathematics (→F: Firestone, "Vibration and Sound" AsQBy Wilder, "The Nature of Modern Mathematics": tool which ideally permits mediocre minds to solve complicated problems expeditiously)
- 04:33, 6 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+341) . . Mathematics (→K: Klein, "Anwendung der Differential-und Integralrechnung auf Geometrie" AsQBy Moritz, "Memorabilia Mathematica": the science of self-evident things)
- 04:08, 6 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+437) . . Mathematics (→B: Bell, "Mathematics, Queen and Servant of Science": An expert logician will not necessarily be a passable mathematician for all his skill in logic, any more than a scholarly prosodist will be a respectable poet)
- 03:51, 6 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+435) . . Mathematics (→D'-L': Everett AsQBy Bell ,"Mathematics, Queen and Servant of Science": divine truths, which existed in the divine mind before the morning stars sang..and will continue..when the last of their radiant host shall have fallen)
- 03:26, 6 December 2016
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**(+848)** . . Unification in science and mathematics (→A-B: Bell, "The Development of Mathematics": recurrent escape & recapture.. inspired some to dream of a final, unified math..mathematical logic. But math..too irrepressibly creative to be restrained by formalism, escaped) (current) - 02:08, 6 December 2016
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**(+1,611)** . . History of science (→S: Sebokht (ca. 660 AD) as quoted at "Severus Sebokht, On the Constellations": the Babylonians were Syrians..of astropnomy..the inventors & 1st Masters..Ptolemy renders witness in the "Syntax" (Almageste) starting with..Nebuchadnezzar..until Philip) (current) - 01:14, 6 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+99) . . History of mathematics (→Q-S: addition to citation)
- 00:15, 6 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+3) . . m History of mathematics (→Q-S: minor edit)
- 00:02, 6 December 2016
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**(+920)** . . History of mathematics (→Q-S: Sebokht (662) AsQBy Smith, "Hist Math" + "Journal Asiatic": Hindus..subtle discoveries..more ingenious than those of the Greeks & Babylonians..valuable methods of calculation & computing surpasses description..by 9 signs. [Surpass] Greek limits.) - 18:15, 5 December 2016
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**(+3,464)** . . History of mathematics (→U-Z: Van Brummelen, "The Mathematics of the Heavens and the Earth" Ch. 3 India: (3) (relation between jyā & sine)(Kamalākara's sine triple-angle formula)(Jamshīd al-Kāshī's cubic equation solution for Sin1 accurate to 8 sexagesimal places)) - 04:17, 5 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+3) . . m Michael Scott Gallegos (→External links: minor edit)
- 04:08, 5 December 2016
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**(+534)** . . N Talk:Michael Scott Gallegos (Created page with "Research is in-progress to verify the notability criterion. Linked wiktionary definition of "notable" in the Intro & added "Quotes about Gallegos" to append 3rd party referenc...") (current) - 03:43, 5 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (-211) . . Michael Scott Gallegos (removed tag {{dated prod|concern = Not sufficiently notable.|month = November|day = 28|year = 2016|time = 15:40|timestamp = 20161128154042}} pending "notable" research)
- 03:35, 5 December 2016 (diff | hist) . . (+3) . . Michael Scott Gallegos (→Quotes about Gallegos)

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