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" I will not go so far as to say that to construct a history of thought without profound study of the mathematical ideas of successive epochs is like omitting Hamlet from the play which is named after him. That would be claiming too much. But it is certainly... "
Lebesgue Measure and Integration: An Introduction - Page xiii
by Frank Burk - 1998 - 292 pages
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The Pleasures of Counting

T. W. Körner - Mathematics - 1996 - 534 pages
...'Mathematics as an element in the history of thought' contains the following splendid passage. I will not go so far as to say that to construct a history of...much. But it is certainly analogous to cutting out Ophelia. This simile is singularly exact. For Ophelia is quite essential to the play, she is very charming...
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The First Moderns: Profiles in the Origins of Twentieth-Century Thought

William R. Everdell - Art - 1997 - 501 pages
...pricked balloon. GEORG CANTOR, RICHARD DEDEKIND, AND GOTTLOB FREGE WHAT IS A NUMBER 18 72-1883 I will not go so far as to say that to construct a history of...successive epochs is like omitting Hamlet from the play that is named after him. That would be claiming too much. But it is certainly analogous to cutting...
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Mathematically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations

C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither - Mathematics - 1998 - 484 pages
...Whitehead, Alfred North ...because prolonged and accurate mathematical calculations have been made..., 254 ...to construct a history of thought without profound study of the mathematical ideas..., 255 All mathematical calculations about the course of nature..., 254 Williams, Horatio B. Once a statement...
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The Conscious Universe: Parts and Wholes in Physical Reality, 2nd edition

Menas Kafatos, Robert Nadeau - Computers - 2000 - 183 pages
...Ceremony of Innocence: Physics, Metaphysics, and the Dialog between Science and Religion I will not go so far as to say that to construct a history of...successive epochs is like omitting Hamlet from the play that is named after him.... But it is certainly analogous to cutting out the part of Ophelia. Alfred...
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Sweet Reason: A Field Guide to Modern Logic

Tom Tymoczko, Jim Henle, James M. Henle - Computers - 1995 - 644 pages
...output of this program depend on the initial values of A and B ( in this case 7 and 5 ) ? I will not go so far as to say that to construct a history of...certainly analogous to cutting out the part of Ophelia. The simile is singularly exact. For Ophelia is quite essential to the play, she is charming — and...
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Mathematics and the Imagination

Edward Kasner, James Roy Newman - Mathematics - 2001 - 380 pages
Introduces simple arithmetic, calculus, and non-Euclidean geometry through games and puzzles.
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Comprehensive Teacher Induction: Systems for Early Career Learning

E.D. Britton, L. Paine, S. Raizen - Education - 2003 - 404 pages
...indirectly connects with philosopher Alfred North Whitehead's (1925) trenchant observation that: I will not go so far as to say that to construct a history of...omitting Hamlet from the play which is named after him. (...] But it is certainly analogous to cutting out the part of Ophelia. (...] For Ophelia is quite...
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