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Elements of Trigonometry, and Trigonometrical Analysis, Preliminary to the ... - Page 73
by Augustus De Morgan - 1837 - 230 pages
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TRIGONOMETRY AND DOUBLE ALGEBRA

AUGUSTUS DE MORGAN - 1849
...defect, and that expressions containing it should be in every possible manner avoided. Vitium negationis, was his phrase. Nothing could make a more easy pillow...if Euclid had altogether dispensed with the vitium paral* Algebra, al jebr e al mokabala, restoration and reduction, got its Arabic name, I have no doubt,...
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A History of Mathematical Notations, Volumes 1-2

Florian Cajori - Mathematics - 1928 - 818 pages
...defect, and that expressions containing it should be in every possible manner avoided. Vilium negationis, was his phrase. Nothing could make a more easy pillow...the rejection of all which could give any trouble ; . . . . The next and second step, .... consisted in treating the results of algebra as necessarily...
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From Kant to Hilbert Volume 1 : A Source Book in the Foundations ..., Volume 1

William Bragg Ewald - Mathematics - 2005 - 678 pages
Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason is widely taken to be the starting point of the modern period of mathematics while David Hilbert was the last great mainstream ...
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A History of Mathematical Notations: Vol. II

Florian Cajori - Mathematics - 2007 - 392 pages
...that expressions containing it should be in every possible manner avoided. Vitium negationis, was Ms phrase. Nothing could make a more easy pillow for...the rejection of all which could give any trouble; .... The next and second step, .... consisted in treating the results of algebra as necessarily true,...
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