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5 February 2016

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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)

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30 January 2016