# Changes related to "Category:Mathematicians"

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#### 7 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . Joseph Fourier; 04:54 . . (+372) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Fourier: Bell, "The Development of Mathematics": Fourier's analytical theory of heat is the ultimate source of much modern work in the theory of functions of a real variable & in the critical examination of the foundation of mathematics)
- (diff | hist) . . m Eric Temple Bell; 00:13 . . (-107) . . Kalki (talk | contribs) (→The Development of Mathematics (1940))
- (diff | hist) . . m Eric Temple Bell; 00:12 . . (+4) . . Kalki (talk | contribs) (→Mathematics: Queen and Servant of Science (1938))
- (diff | hist) . . m Eric Temple Bell; 00:10 . . (-23) . . Kalki (talk | contribs) (→Mathematics: Queen and Servant of Science (1938))
- (diff | hist) . . m Eric Temple Bell; 00:08 . . (+48) . . Kalki (talk | contribs) (→Men of Mathematics: The Lives and Achievements of the Great Mathematicians from Zeno to Poincaré (1937))
- (diff | hist) . . Eric Temple Bell; 00:07 . . (-40) . . Kalki (talk | contribs) (format tweaks)
- (diff | hist) . . Eric Temple Bell; 00:05 . . (+79) . . Kalki (talk | contribs) (add to intro from WP intro)
- (diff | hist) . . Eric Temple Bell; 00:04 . . (+232) . . Kalki (talk | contribs) (add image — and might do more on this page within the next day or so — don’t have much time right now... just briefly checking in, and will likely be leaving again soon.…)

#### 6 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . Piet Hein; 20:14 . . (-6) . . 45.48.249.234 (talk) (→Grooks)
- (diff | hist) . . John Napier; 17:28 . .
**(+626)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Napier: Igarashi, Altman, Funada, Kamiyama, ''Computing: A Historical and Technical Perspective'': also invented Napier's bones..based on Arab mathematics and Fibonacci's "Liber Abaci") - (diff | hist) . . Raymond Smullyan; 17:15 . . (+38) . . Thefightmaster (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: Corrected the quote.) (Tags: Mobile edit, Mobile web edit)
- (diff | hist) . . Raymond Smullyan; 17:11 . . (+130) . . Thefightmaster (talk | contribs) (→Quotes) (Tags: Mobile edit, Mobile web edit)
- (diff | hist) . . John Napier; 15:59 . .
**(+1,274)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Napier: Anders Hald, "A History of Probability and Statistics": Napier considered the synchronized motion of two points..He carried out these cacluations personally..20 years) - (diff | hist) . . John Napier; 15:00 . .
**(+549)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Napier: Motz, Weaver, "Conquering Mathematics": Napier's book required..intensity of concentration..while Newton's book was packed with tedious geometric axioms..probably..more enjoyable to compose than Napier's mind-numbing treatise) - (diff | hist) . . John Napier; 14:38 . . (+293) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Napier: Motz, Weaver, "Conquering Mathematics": Napier presented his concept of logarithms as a boon to mankind for, as he pointed out, working with logarithms reduces the drudgery of numerical computations enormously)
- (diff | hist) . . John Napier; 14:31 . . (+42) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→External links: added section "See also" with (1) History of logarithms)

#### 5 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . John Herschel; 20:40 . . (+12) . . Atcovi (talk | contribs) (Undo revision 2079717 by 38.124.166.62 (talk))
- (diff | hist) . . John Herschel; 20:33 . . (-12) . . 38.124.166.62 (talk) (→Quotes) (Tags: Mobile edit, Mobile web edit)
- (diff | hist) . . Ferdinand Eisenstein; 19:31 . . (+65) . . Miszatomic (talk | contribs) (+Category:Germans; +Category:Jews; +Category:1850s deaths using HotCat)
- (diff | hist) . . Ivar Ekeland; 17:18 . . (+1) . . Miszatomic (talk | contribs)
- (diff | hist) . . m Ivar Ekeland; 17:17 . . (-2) . . Miszatomic (talk | contribs)

#### 4 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . m Florian Cajori; 18:49 . . (+16) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: minor edit)
- (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria; 17:34 . .
**(+775)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pappus: Weaver, "Pappus, Introductory Paper": remarkable suggestiveness of the Collection to..Chasles, Günther, Descartes, Newton & Steiner-> analytic geometry, projective geom & allied theories; ought furnish a reader suggestions today) - (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria; 16:42 . .
**(+827)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pappus: Weaver, "Pappus, Introductory Paper": versatile writer..list..the only one extant even in part is the Collection) - (diff | hist) . . m Euclid; 15:28 . . (+4) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Euclid: minor link)
- (diff | hist) . . Euclid; 15:27 . . (-145) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Euclid: trimmed Heath quote)
- (diff | hist) . . Euclid; 02:29 . . (+134) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Euclid: Heath, ''The Thirteen Books": extended source)
- (diff | hist) . . Euclid; 02:05 . .
**(+971)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Euclid: Heath, "The Thirteen Books...": the "Elements of Music"..the "Musici"; mentioned in Ptolemy's "Harmonica")

#### 3 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . Euclid; 23:25 . .
**(+1,190)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Euclid: Proclus AsQBy Heath, "The Thirteen Books ..": many things..appearing to rest on truth & follow..scientific principles lead..astray/deceive..he..handed down Pseudaria..setting true/false & refutation of error/cathartic/exercise) - (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria; 22:57 . . (+301) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements (1908): Apollonius spent a very long time with the pupils of Euclid at Alexandria, and..thus that he acquired such a scientific habit of though)
- (diff | hist) . . Euclid; 21:33 . .
**(+1,264)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Euclid: Proclus AsQBy Heath, "The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements": collecting..Eudoxus' theorems, perfecting..Theaetetus'..bringing to irrefragable demonstration.. things..loosely proved; no royal road for Ptolemy) - (diff | hist) . . m Euclid; 18:39 . . (+7) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Euclid: De Morgan, added AsQBy source date for Heath)
- (diff | hist) . . Euclid; 18:15 . .
**(+613)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Euclid: De Morgan, "Short Supplementary Remarks on the 1st 6 Books of Euclid.." AsQBy Heath: never has been/can be, a system of geometry worthy of the name, which has any material departures..from the plan laid down by Euclid) - (diff | hist) . . Augustus De Morgan; 18:08 . .
**(+593)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: "Short Supplementary Remarks on the First Six Books of Euclid.." AsQBy Heath: never has been/can be, a system of geometry worthy of the name, which has any material departures..from the plan laid down by Euclid) - (diff | hist) . . Simone Weil; 11:29 . . (+199) . . Peter1c (talk | contribs) (Add 1921 photo)

#### 2 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria; 03:47 . .
**(+1,281)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pappus: Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": Our only source of information about the nature and contents of the ''Porisms'' is Pappus..great fascination for distinguished mathematicians..but beyond them all) - (diff | hist) . . Pythagoras; 03:01 . .
**(+845)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pythagoras: Aristotle AsQBy Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": they found in numbers, more than in fire, earth, or water, many resemblances to things which are & become..supposed elements of numbers..elements of all things & heaven) - (diff | hist) . . Pythagoras; 02:52 . . (+377) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pythagoras: Aristotle, AsQBy Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": These thinkers seem to consider that number is the principle both as matter for things and as constituting their attributes and permanent states)
- (diff | hist) . . Pythagoras; 02:25 . . (+254) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pythagoreanism: Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": It is certain that the Theory of Numbers originated in the school of Pythagoras)
- (diff | hist) . . Pythagoras; 02:18 . .
**(+605)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pythagoras: Empedocles AsQBy Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": greatest master of skilled arts of every kind..could with ease discern each and every truth in..ten—nay, twenty—men's lives) - (diff | hist) . . Pythagoras; 02:06 . . (+438) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pythagoras: Heraclitus AsQBy Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": Much learning does not teach wisdom; otherwise it would have taught Hesiod & Pythagoras, Xenophanes & Hecataeus.)
- (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria; 01:43 . .
**(+1,601)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pappus: Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": 2 solutions..trisection problem..conics..applied directly; Pappus & Anthemius-burning mirrors..focus-&-directrix property of conics; thm proof-ellipse/parabola/hyperbola<->if ratio <,=,> 1)

#### 1 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria; 23:49 . . (+328) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pappus: Trail, "Account of the Mathematical Collections of Pappus": superior lines treated of by Pappus. Note: Quote entry 20:55, 31 January 2016 67.0.106.113 was ELApro)
- (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria; 17:11 . .
**(+1,327)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pappus: Pólya, "How to Solve It" (2): Pappus' procedures are not restricted to math: assume required/done, sought/found, to prove/true..paradox not self-deception; textbook tradition-analysis, synthesis, assumption..<-Pappus)

#### 31 January 2016

- (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria; 20:55 . .
**(+614)** . . 67.0.106.113 (talk) (→Quotes about Pappus: William Trail, ''Account of the Mathematical Collections of Pappus'': 1st 2 books of Pappus) - (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria; 20:40 . .
**(+977)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pappus: Simson, "Account of the Mathematical Collections of Pappus": Mathematicians using "Collections" to restore several lost books of Apollonius) - (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria; 19:55 . . (+174) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pappus: added Image: FamousGeomThm&ProblmsFig44Rupert.jpg IN-PROGRESS)
- (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria; 19:14 . .
**(+1,357)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pappus: Rupert, Famous Geometrical Theorems and Problems with Their History (1) with Image: FamousGeomThm&ProblmsFig43Rupert.jpg) - (diff | hist) . . m Pappus of Alexandria; 18:28 . . (+56) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements (1908): minor links IN-PROGRESS)
- (diff | hist) . . Pappus of Alexandria; 18:26 . .
**(+4,899)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Pappus: added section "A History of Mathematics (1893)" with (12) IN-PROGRESS)