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Memorabilia mathematica

or, The philomath"s quotation-book

by Robert Г‰douard Moritz

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPhilomath"s quotation-book.
    Statementby Robert Edouard Moritz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA3 .M7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii p., 3 ., 410 p.
    Number of Pages410
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14022383M
    LC Control Number14007324

    Mathematicians assume the right to choose, within the limits of logical contradiction, what path they please in reaching their results. Here we have a case in which an enumeration, which appears to be not amenable to direct treatment, can actually be carried out in a simple manner when the underlying identity of the operation is recognised with that involved in certain operations due to differential operators, the calculus of which belongs superficially to a wholly different region of thought from that relating to Latin squares. But there is another obstacle, viz. Mixed Mathematic has for its subject some axioms and parts of natural philosophy, and considers quantity in so far as it assists to explain, demonstrate and actuate these. Anwendung der Differential- und Integralrechnung auf Geometrie Leipzig,p.

    Mathematics has for its function to develop the consequences involved in the definition of a group of mathematical conceptions. The ability to imagine relations is one of the most indispensable conditions of all precise thinking. It has been well called 'a stupendous contribution to the economy of thought. The object of the theory is to demonstrate these laws; it reduces all physical researches on the propagation of heat, to problems of the integral calculus, whose elements are given by experiment.

    Universal Algebra Cambridge,Preface. First of all, we ought to observe, that mathematical propositions, properly so called, are always judgments a priori, and not empirical, because they carry along with them necessity, which can never be deduced from experience. Quotes about Lagrange[ edit ] The great masters of modern analysis are Lagrange, Laplaceand Gausswho were contemporaries. That the imagination, and not the logical faculty, leads in all original investigation, no one who has ever succeeded in producing an original demonstration of one of the simpler propositions of geometry, can have any doubt. On the other hand, it appears from the daily testimony of our senses that the speculative truths of geometry may be applied to material objects with a degree of accuracy sufficient for the purposes of life; and from such applications of them, advantages of the most important kind have been gained to society.


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Memorabilia mathematica book

Memorabilia Mathematica; Or, the Philomath's Quotation

In the case of ordinary algebra these are the three laws already indicated [the commutative, associative, and distributive laws], in the algebra of quaternions the same save the law of commutation for multiplication and division, and so on. Memorabilia mathematica; or, The philomath's quotation-book, p.

It seems, therefore, as if, for a complete and rigorous solution of the problems relative to some parts of the economic system, it were indispensable to take the entire system into consideration. Mathematical Essays and Recreations Chicago,p. The business of concrete mathematics is to discover the equations which express the mathematical laws of the phenomenon under consideration; and these equations are the starting-point of the calculus, which must obtain from them certain quantities by means of others.

The mechanical ideas of DescartesLeibnitzMaupertiusand even of Eulerhad proved to be more or less hazy and unfruitful from a failure to separate those two distinct regions of thought. No subject can be named, in the investigation of which it is not imperatively needed; but it can be nowhere else so thoroughly acquired as in the study of mathematics.

First of all, we ought to observe, that mathematical propositions, properly so called, are always judgments a priori, and not empirical, because they carry along with them necessity, which can never be deduced from experience.

The Conduct of the Understanding, Sect. We recall at once the network of lines which it has spun about heavens and earth; the system of lines to which azimuth and altitude, declination and right ascension, longitude and latitude are referred; those abscissas and ordinates, tangents and normals, circles of curvature and evolutes; those trigonometric and logarithmic functions which have been prepared in advance and await application.

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Universal Algebra Cambridge,Preface. No one, indeed, can claim pre-eminence for mathematical studies in all these departments of intellectual culture, but it may, perhaps, be claimed that scarcely any department of science affords discipline to so great a number of faculties, and that none presents so complete a gradation in the exercise of these faculties, from the first principles of the science to the farthest extent of its applications, as mathematics.

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Major MacMahon, that all possible Latin squares are capable of enumeration by the consideration of certain differential operators.

What they know to be true, and can make good by invincible arguments, that they publish and insert among their theorems. Just so it is with every isolated proof in any speculative science whatever; the proof may be ever so ingenious, and ever so perfectly true and correct, it will still fail to convince permanently.

Each Price Guide Details Page includes current market values in ten different grades. So characteristic of common geometry is Memorabilia mathematica book method of investigation, that Comte, perhaps the ablest of all writers upon the philosophy of mathematics, is disposed to class geometry, as to its method, with the natural sciences, being based upon observation.

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