| 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,... | |
| William Bragg Ewald - Mathematics - 2005 - 678 pages
...defect, and that expressions containing it should be in every possible manner avoided. Vitium negotianis, **was his phrase. Nothing could make a more easy pillow...confined to twenty-six propositions of the first book.** * Algebra, aljebr e al mokabala, restoration and reduction, got its Arabic name, I have no doubt, from... | |
| 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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