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" Mathematical training is almost purely deductive. The mathematician starts with a few simple propositions, the proof of which is so obvious that they are called self-evident, and the rest of his work consists of subtle deductions from them. "
The Laws of Verse: Or Principles of Versification Exemplified in Metrical ... - Page 107
by James Joseph Sylvester - 1870 - 152 pages
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 20

David Masson, Sir George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - History - 1869
...education do not discipline the mind in this way. Mathematical training is almost purely deductive. The mathematician starts with a few simple propositions,...tradition furnish the data, and the mental operations of the scholar are deductive. Again : if history be the subject of study, the facts are still taken...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 10; Volume 73

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1869
...education do not discipline the mind in this way. Mathematical training, is almost purely deductive. The mathematician starts with a few simple propositions,...nature, — authority and tradition furnish the data and tl.e mental operations of the scholar are deductive. Again : If history be the subject of study, the...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 20

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1869
...education do not discipline the mind in this way. Mathematical training is almost purely deductive. The mathematician starts with a few simple propositions,...from them. The teaching of languages, at any rate as "i-dinarily practised, is of the same ~al nature, — authority and tradition furnish the data, and...
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Quarterly Journal of Science, and Annals of Mining, Metallurgy ..., Volume 6

Science - 1869
...combating the view advanced by Professor Huxley, that " mathematical training is almost purely deductive. The mathematician starts with a few simple propositions,...his work consists of subtle deductions from them." And again that " mathematics is that study which knows nothing of observation, nothing of experiment,...
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The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology ..., Volume 6

James Samuelson, William Crookes - Science - 1869
...combating the view advanced by Professor Huxley, that " mathematical training is almost purely deductive. The mathematician starts with a few simple propositions,...his work consists of subtle deductions from them." And again that " mathematics is that study which knows nothing of observation, nothing of experiment,...
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Nature, Volume 1

Sir Norman Lockyer - Science - 1870
...unchallenged or be passed over in silence. He says "mathematical training is almost purely deductive. The mathematician starts with a few simple propositions,...mental operations are deductive." It would seem from this that, according to Prof. Huxley, the business of the mathematical student is from a limited number...
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Lay Sermons, Addresses, and Reviews

Thomas Henry Huxley - Science - 1870 - 378 pages
...education do not discipline the mind in this way. Mathematical training is almost purely deductive. The mathematician starts with a few simple propositions,...tradition furnish the data, and the mental operations of the scholar are deductive. Again : if history be the subject of study, the facts are still taken...
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The Laws of Verse: Or Principles of Versification Exemplified in Metrical ...

James Joseph Sylvester - Mathematics - 1870 - 152 pages
...unchallenged or be passed over in silence.* He says ' mathematical training is almost purely deductive. The mathematician starts with a few simple propositions,...rate as ordinarily practised, is of the same general nature—authority and tradition furnish the data, and the mental operations are deductive.' It would...
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Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 39

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1870
...unchallenged or be passed over in silence §. He says " mathematical training is almost purely deductive. The mathematician starts with a few simple propositions,...subtle deductions from them. The teaching of languages, nt any rate as ordinarily practised, is of the same general nature — authority and tradition furnish...
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Report

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1870
...thing*, to wit, which they do not understand. He says " mathematical training is almost purely deductive. The mathematician starts with a few simple propositions,...subtle deductions from them. The teaching of languages, nt any rate as ordinarily practised, is of the same general nature—authority and tradition furnish...
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