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" Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty — a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture, without appeal to any part of our weaker nature, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music, yet sublimely pure,... "
Memorabilia mathematica: or, The philomath's quotation-book - Page 182
by Robert Édouard Moritz - 1914 - 410 pages
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Discourses Delivered to the Students of the Royal Academy

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Art - 1905 - 445 pages
...work on esthetics, " Ueber Schonheit und Geschmack in der Malerei." P. 190. // is the very same taste. "Mathematics rightly viewed possesses not only truth...perfection such as only the greatest art can show" (Bertrand Russell, The Study of Mathematics ) . P. 195. The Sacrifice of Silenus. Probably the revel...
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The Second Man: A Comedy

Samuel Nathaniel Behrman - Comedy - 1956 - 69 pages
...looks up at her, notices her abstraction.) MONICA (coming to, guiltily). ОЫ . . . AUSTIN (reading). " Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth...show. The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the of being more than man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence is to be found in mathematics...
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Mathematics: The Science of Patterns: The Search for Order in Life, Mind and ...

Keith Devlin - Mathematics - 1996 - 224 pages
...the famous English mathematician and philosopher, who wrote, in his 1918 book Mysticism and Logic. Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth,...perfection such as only the greatest art can show. Mathematics, the science of patterns, is a way of looking at the world, both the physical, biological,...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...with the whole accidental universe — because, like Spinoza's God, it won't love us in return." 7 Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth,...perfection such as only the greatest art can show. BERTRAND RUSSELL [LORD RUSSELL, 3RD EARL], (1872-1970) British philosopher, mathematician. The Study...
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Women in Mathematics: The Addition of Difference

Claudia Henrion - Social Science - 1997 - 328 pages
...Bertrand Russell, the separation of the two spheres was a central aspect of what drew him to mathematics: Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth,...capable of a stern perfection such as only the greatest an can show. . . . Real life is, to most men, a long second,best, a perpetual compromise between the...
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Rational Meaning: A New Foundation for the Definition of Words and ...

Laura (Riding) Jackson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 598 pages
...Bertrand Russell's own words on the extremes of satisfaction to be enjoyed in the practice of mathematics: Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth,...a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture. . . . The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than a man which is the touchstone...
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High School Mathematics at Work:: Essays and Examples for the Education of ...

Mathematical Sciences Education Board, National Research Council - Education - 1998 - 192 pages
...mathematics teachers, like Bertrand Russell, might love mathematics and believe something like the following: Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth,...perfection such as only the greatest art can show. . . . Remote from human passions, remote even from the pitiful facts of nature, the generations have...
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The Language of Mathematics: Making the Invisible Visible

Keith Devlin - Mathematics - 2000 - 352 pages
Taking the reader on a wondrous journey through the invisible universe that surrounds us--a universe made visible by mathematics--Devlin shows us what keeps a jumbo jet in the ...
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Mathematically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations

C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither - Mathematics - 1998 - 484 pages
...Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays The Study of Mathematics (p. 60) Mathematics, rightly viewed, possess not only truth, but supreme beauty — a beauty cold and austere, like that of a sculpture . . . Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays The Study of Mathematics (p. 60) . . . the rules...
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Die Macht der Vier: von der pythagoreischen Zahl zum modernen mathematischen ...

Elvira Laskowski-Caujolle - Mathematics in literature - 1999 - 376 pages
...rightly viewed, possesses not only true but suprême beauty - a beauty cold and austère, like that of a sculpture, without appeal to any part of our weaker...delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than a man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematicsas fully as...
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