# Changes related to "Category:History"

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#### 11 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 17:37 . .
**(+849)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→K: Klein, "Greek Mathematical Thought and the Origin of Algebra": creating a formal language of mathematics=foundation of modern algebra; Vieta's critical modification of Diophantus->founder of modern mathematics) - (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics; 16:22 . . (+11) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→H: minor edit: source page#)
- (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics; 16:11 . . (-44) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→H: minor edit: (2) Wp-links to Wq-links)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 16:08 . .
**(+2,079)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→H: Heath, "Diophantos of Alexandria": Nesselmann's 3 historical stages of development as regards the form of exposition of algebraic operations & equations) - (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics; 15:35 . . (+4) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→K: minor link)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 15:31 . . (+474) . . ELApro (talk | contribs)
- (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics; 15:27 . . (+6) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→M-N: minor edit: source page#)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 15:25 . .
**(+674)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→M-N: Nordgaard, "A Historical Survey of Algebraic Methods of Approximating the Roots": solution of numerical cubic equations by intersecting conics..greatest original contribution to algebra..by the Arabs) - (diff | hist) . . Slavery; 14:28 . . (+488) . . Peter1c (talk | contribs) (Add Thomas Szasz quote)
- (diff | hist) . . Slavery; 14:25 . .
**(-1,195)** . . Peter1c (talk | contribs) (Remove quotes lacking notability, relevance from Star Trek: The Original Series) - (diff | hist) . . Slavery; 14:24 . . (-468) . . Peter1c (talk | contribs) (Remove quote lacking notability, relevance, reasonable length from ''Planet of the Ood'')

#### 10 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 23:40 . . (+226) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→C: copied Cantor, thesis from "Georg Cantor" article: the art of asking questions is more valuable than solving problems)
- (diff | hist) . . History; 21:33 . . (-408) . . Peter1c (talk | contribs) (Remove quote lacking notability, relevance from Firefly (TV series))
- (diff | hist) . . History; 21:32 . . (+4) . . Peter1c (talk | contribs) (Add link to George Santayana)
- (diff | hist) . . History; 21:29 . . (-295) . . Peter1c (talk | contribs) (Remove Wonder Woman quote lacking notability, relevance)
- (diff | hist) . . History; 21:27 . .
**(-993)** . . Peter1c (talk | contribs) (Remove quotes lacking notability, relevance from Bedazzled (2000 film) and Gargoyles (TV series)) - (diff | hist) . . History; 21:26 . . (+45) . . Peter1c (talk | contribs) (Add links to Thermopylae and Leonidas)
- (diff | hist) . . History; 21:22 . . (-357) . . Peter1c (talk | contribs) (Remove Doctor Who quote lacking notability, relevance)
- (diff | hist) . . Slavery; 10:51 . . (+68) . . Illegitimate Barrister (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: formatting)
- (diff | hist) . . Slavery; 10:51 . .
**(+526)** . . Illegitimate Barrister (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: quote added.) - (diff | hist) . . History; 10:49 . . (+252) . . Illegitimate Barrister (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: quote added.)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 03:02 . . (+304) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→M-N: moved Maor, ''e: The Story of a Number'' to "Mathematics education" article: esoteric, dry way in which we teach the subject.. history of mathematics is a good way to correct these impressions)

#### 9 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 00:31 . . (+62) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→K: moved (2) Morris Kline quotes to "Mathematics education" article)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 00:23 . .
**(+712)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→M-N: Maudlin, "New Foundations for Physical Geometry": If the Greeks had had a mind to reduce mathematics to one field..their only choice..reduce arithmetic to geometry)

#### 7 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 13:28 . . (+367) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→A-B: Bell, "The Development of Mathematics": In their lack of..mathematical curiosity..algebraists of Islam & the European Renaissance were contemporaries of the ancient Egyptians; lacked Greek instinct for logical completeness & generality)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 05:20 . .
**(+728)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→A-B: Bell]], ''The Development of Math": If the early Greeks were cognizant of Babylonian algebra..supreme stupidity in the history of mathematics; Only in the modern mind..number & form perceived as different aspects of one mathematics)

#### 6 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . Slavery; 22:42 . . (+412) . . Illegitimate Barrister (talk | contribs) (quote added.)
- (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms; 18:10 . .
**(+841)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: Voelkel, "Johannes Kepler..": only 3rd..set of planetary tables in European history..Copernicus' & Ptolemy's were..equally accurate, Kepler's..50 times more so..Kepler's theories..difficult, especially since incorporated the new logarithms) - (diff | hist) . . m History of logarithms; 17:41 . . (+34) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: minor edit source)
- (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms; 17:38 . . (+403) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: Kaunzner, "Logarithms": Kepler provided more accurate values for the Napier series with the aid of successive proportions..''Tabulae Rudolphinae' 1st to divide a table into numerical and trig parts)
- (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms; 17:16 . .
**(+624)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: Igarashi, Altman, Funada, Kamiyama, ''Computing: A Historical and Technical Perspective'': Jost Burgi..invented logarithms independently of Napier and Briggs..Kepler asked him to publish..six years after Napier's publication) - (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms; 17:03 . .
**(+1,023)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: Rosen, "Kepler's Somnium": since Kepler was concerned principally with astronomical computations involving sexagesimal fractions of the degree & hour, logistic logarithms were of prime importance.."Thousand Logarithms" quote) - (diff | hist) . . m History of logarithms; 06:40 . . (+51) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→History of the Royal Society (1812): minor edits/links)
- (diff | hist) . . m History of logarithms; 06:25 . . (-22) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: minor correction)
- (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms; 06:24 . .
**(+1,108)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: Kasner, Newman, "Mathematics and the Imagination": a work second only to Sir Isaac Newton's monumental Pincipia..an invention which is as important to mathematics as Arabic numerals, the concept of zero & the principle of positional notation) - (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms; 05:43 . . (+268) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: Bradley, "Mathematics Frontiers: 1950 to Present": Kepler dedicated his 1620 ''Ephemerides'' to Napier..stating..logarithms was the central idea that enabled him to discover the third law)
- (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms; 05:22 . .
**(+3,930)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→History of Mathematics (1925): (7))

#### 5 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 17:36 . . (+28) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→See also: History of logarithms)
- (diff | hist) . . m History of logarithms; 17:34 . . (+117) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→History of Mathematics (1925): minor edit)
- (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms; 17:24 . .
**(+5,280)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→"Notes on the History of Logarithms" (1899): added David Eugene Smith section ''History of Mathematics (1925)'' with (11)) - (diff | hist) . . History of logarithms; 12:56 . .
**(+3,193)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→A History of Mathematics (1893): added W. W. Rouse Ball section ''A Short Account of the History of Mathematics (1888)'' with (7))