# Changes related to "Johannes Kepler"

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#### 8 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . m George Pólya; 16:12 . . (+6) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: minor edit)
- (diff | hist) . . George Pólya; 16:09 . .
**(+1,325)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: "Mathematical Discovery": Groping/muddling=trial&error=successive approximation; mathematician sophisticated procedure; scientific theories; teacher should not discourage..trial&error; show in many cases..algebra more effective) - (diff | hist) . . Ptolemy; 14:03 . .
**(+556)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→About Ptolemy: Gow, "A Short History of Greek Mathematics": The trigonometry..is the foundation of a new study which was handed on to other nations..& has thenceforth a continuous history of progress)

#### 7 February 2016

- (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) . . 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) . . 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)

#### 4 February 2016

- (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) . . 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)

#### 2 February 2016

- (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.)