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