# Changes related to "Mathematics"

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#### 5 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 17:36 . . (+28) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→See also: History of logarithms)

#### 4 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . m Florian Cajori; 18:49 . . (+16) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: minor edit)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 16:03 . .
**(+684)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→U-Z: eaver, "Pappus, Introductory Paper": One of the most wholesome tendencies in..mathematics today is..increased attention to the history & genesis of the subject. Pappus of Alexandria, one of the most important of the old Greek mathematicians) - (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) . . History of mathematics; 23:47 . .
**(+523)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→P: the circle is divisible into parts unlike in definition or notion..Euclid's Divisions..divides given figures.. into like figures, and..into unlike) - (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) - (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) . . m History of mathematics; 14:47 . . (+49) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→H: minor link)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 07:38 . .
**(+733)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→H: Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": defect in the existing histories..little attempt to describe the procedure. I have taken pains to show the course of the argument in sufficient detail) - (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 07:28 . .
**(+690)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→P: Plato, response when the Delians AsQBy Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": desist from war and wickedness, assuaged by philosophy and mathematics) - (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics; 05:55 . . (+11) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→H: minor edit)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 05:53 . .
**(+1,062)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→H: Herodotus, "Histories": Sesostris of Egypt..land was washed away by the annual inundations..officers to examine/ascertain, by admeasurement..tax proportional to remaining land. From this Geometry derived origin & hence transmitted into Greece) - (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) . . History of mathematics; 02:34 . . (+422) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→P: Philolaus AsQBy Heath, "A History of Greek Mathematics": All things which can be known have number; for it is not possible that without number anything can either be conceived or known)
- (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.)

#### 1 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . m Jonathan Swift; 20:58 . . (-6) . . Ryz (talk | contribs) (Removed previous section for Falsehood flies quote and added it to the general quotes section within the chronology.)
- (diff | hist) . . Jonathan Swift; 20:52 . . (+426) . . Ryz (talk | contribs) (Added section for Falsehood flies quote from The Examiner http://www.ourcivilisation.com/smartboard/shop/swift/examiner/chap14.htm)
- (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics; 17:35 . . (0) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→T: minor typo correction)
- (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 17:33 . .
**(+1,103)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→T: W. Trail: difficulty describing Conics with accuracy led to higher curves-conchoid, spiral & quadratrix; reluctance admitting Conics/superior curves..not strictly geometrical; afterwards much ancient/modern investigation/utility-abstract/physical) - (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics; 16:41 . .
**(+2,287)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→T: Trail, "Account of the Mathematical Collections of Pappus", "Account of the life and writings of Robert Simson": Ancient Greek genesis - conic sections seeking curves for solution of doubling of the cube & trisection of an arch of a circle)

#### 31 January 2016

- (diff | hist) . . Simone Weil; 09:51 . . (+17) . . 92.251.112.59 (talk) (Fixing a link)
- (diff | hist) . . Augustus De Morgan; 03:36 . .
**(+5,471)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→The Differential and Integral Calculus (1836): "Introductory Chapter": (5) + minor edits) - (diff | hist) . . Augustus De Morgan; 01:40 . .
**(+1,488)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→External links: Selected Books - Archive.org: (11) GoogleBooks public domain: (2))

#### 30 January 2016

- (diff | hist) . . m Augustus De Morgan; 21:22 . . (+25) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→The Differential and Integral Calculus (1836): minor link)
- (diff | hist) . . Augustus De Morgan; 21:20 . .
**(+2,649)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→The Differential and Integral Calculus (1836): "Advertisement": (5)) - (diff | hist) . . Augustus De Morgan; 20:48 . .
**(+3,663)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: added section "A Budget of Paradoxes (1872)" with (7)) - (diff | hist) . . Augustus De Morgan; 19:40 . . (+251) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about De Morgan: Sophia De Morgan, "Memoir of Augustus De Morgan": Boole's great work, "An Investigation into the Laws of Thought"..was a development of the principle laid down in De Morgan's Differential and Integral Calculus)
- (diff | hist) . . Augustus De Morgan; 16:35 . .
**(+862)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about De Morgan: Sophia Elizabeth De Morgan, "Memoir of Augustus De Morgan": on Dr. George Boole) - (diff | hist) . . Augustus De Morgan; 16:02 . . (-23) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (removed {{mathematician-stub}} (9+) quotes in-progress & added image)
- (diff | hist) . . Augustus De Morgan; 16:00 . .
**(+1,430)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about De Morgan: Cecil J. Monro, ''Memoir of Augustus De Morgan'': the most highly generalised conception of Logic..applied..to all kinds of relations..enlarged scope & intensified power..Mathematics..generalised Logic) - (diff | hist) . . Augustus De Morgan; 15:25 . . (+156) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→A Budget of Paradoxes (1872): added Image: DeMorganBudgetOfParadoxes2ndEdn.jpg)
- (diff | hist) . . m Augustus De Morgan; 14:38 . . (-4) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about De Morgan: minor edit: removed self-referential link)
- (diff | hist) . . m Augustus De Morgan; 14:36 . . (+216) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→A Budget of Paradoxes (1872): minor links)
- (diff | hist) . . Albert Einstein; 10:45 . .
**(+701)** . . Y-S.Ko (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Einstein) - (diff | hist) . . Augustus De Morgan; 07:23 . .
**(+3,727)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes: added section "A Budget of Paradoxes (1872)" with (8))