| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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 ... | |
| 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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