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13 February 2016

  • (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics‎; 06:53 . . (+20). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(K: minor link)
  • (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics‎; 06:50 . . (+1,274). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(K: Klein, "Greek Mathematical Thought & Origin..Algebra": Descartes does not..identify arithmetic & geometry—rather he identifies algebra/symbolic logistic with geometry, interpreted by him for the 1st time as a symbolic science.)
  • (diff | hist) . . René Descartes‎; 06:47 . . (+1,268). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Descartes: Klein, "Greek Mathematical Thought & Origin..Algebra": Descartes does not..identify arithmetic & geometry—rather he identifies algebra/symbolic logistic with geometry, interpreted by him for the 1st time as a symbolic science)
  • (diff | hist) . . René Descartes‎; 04:10 . . (+1,030). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Descartes: Kline, "Mathematics for..Nonmathmatician": Greek geometry..fatiguing..imagination. Each theorem required a new kind of proof..algebra mechanizes thought-paradoxical: great thinkers..enamored with ideas that mechanize thought)
  • (diff | hist) . . H. L. Mencken‎; 02:52 . . (+458). .Ybravura (talk | contribs)
  • (diff | hist) . . m History of mathematics‎; 02:42 . . (0). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(K: minor correction: source date)
  • (diff | hist) . . History of mathematics‎; 02:38 . . (+302). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(K: Kline, "Mathematics for the Nonmathematician": one of the striking and curious features of the history of mathematics. Ideas that seem remarkably simple once explained were thousands of years in the making.)

12 February 2016

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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) . . David Rittenhouse‎; 16:04 . . (+653). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(The Teaching and History of Mathematics in the United States (1890): he can not be placed in the foremost rank of astronomers then living; Rittenhouse's contributions..aroused interest in astronomy, & diffusion of scientific knowledge in the New World)
  • (diff | hist) . . David Rittenhouse‎; 15:53 . . (+53). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Rittenhouse: corrected source: "David Rittenhouse & Robert Fulton," author-James Renwick; ed. Jared Sparks + minor sort)
  • (diff | hist) . . David Rittenhouse‎; 15:46 . . (+1,703). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Rittenhouse: Sparks, "David Rittenhouse & Robert Fulton": 1775 project..a public observatory; equal to any practical living astronomer; Other men..better qualified for political pursuits/public offices which became the rest of his life)
  • (diff | hist) . . David Rittenhouse‎; 15:26 . . (+1,621). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Rittenhouse: Jefferson, "Notes on the State of Virginia": second to no astronomer living; He has not made a world: but he has by imitation approached nearer its Maker than any man who has lived from the creation to this day)
  • (diff | hist) . . David Rittenhouse‎; 14:42 . . (+8,852). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(removed {{scientist-stub}}/expanded (1) quote to (11) added section "Quotes about Rittenhouse" & subsection ''The Teaching and History of Mathematics in the United States (1890)'')
  • (diff | hist) . . John Dewey‎; 13:48 . . (+645). .208.255.153.254 (talk)(Quotes)
  • (diff | hist) . . John Dewey‎; 13:43 . . (+549). .208.255.153.254 (talk)(Quotes)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 05:07 . . (+1,457). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: Bell, "The Development of Mathematics": (2) diophantine analysis today is choked by a jungle of trivialities..long past time that the standards of Diaphantus be forgotten; beyond question among the great algebraists)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 04:09 . . (+688). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: Dickson, "History of the Theory of Numbers": Fermat, commenting about 1637 on Diophantus II, 8)
  • (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)
  • (diff | hist) . . Mathematics education‎; 02:57 . . (+621). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(moved Maor, ''e: The Story of a Number'' from "History of mathematics" article: esoteric, dry way in which we teach the subject.. history of mathematics is a good way to correct these impressions + reindex)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 02:35 . . (+716). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: Kline, "Mathematical Thought..": Alexandrians used fractions as numbers in their own right, whereas classical mathematicians spoke only of a ratio of integers, not of parts of a whole, & ratios were used only in proportions)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 00:53 . . (+685). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Quotes about Diophantus: Sesiano, "Books IV to VII of Diophantus’ Arithmetic": seven of Arithmetica's Books were considered irretrievably lost until the recent discovery of four..hitherto unknown books in Arabic translation)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 00:33 . . (+111). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(Image: Diophantus-cover.jpg)
  • (diff | hist) . . Diophantus‎; 00:26 . . (+610). .ELApro (talk | contribs)(AsQBy Drijvers, "Secondary Algebra Education": your inspiration and my teaching it will be easy for you to master, because clear intelligence supported by good lessons is a fast route to knowledge)

9 February 2016