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Review: Euclid's Elements

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Save this one for after you've surveyed both geometry and logic in formal study. Its ideas are, frankly, transcendent. I would wager that no work of art has inspired delight so consistently through the ages as the Elements. Plane geometry is poetry for the higher orders of the mind. Read full review

Review: Euclid's Elements

User Review  - Jace Davies - Goodreads

Save this one for after you've surveyed both geometry and logic in formal study. Its ideas are, frankly, transcendent. I would wager that no work of art has inspired delight so consistently through the ages as the Elements. Plane geometry is poetry for the higher orders of the mind. Read full review

Review: Euclid's Elements

User Review  - Tim Nichols - Goodreads

Studying Euclid is one of the classical gateways to learning to think logically and clearly, learning to articulate all the steps in an argument. There are, of course, many more means of persuasion ... Read full review

Review: Euclid's Elements

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Only read Book I, fascinating. Read full review

Review: Euclid's Elements

User Review  - Rajasekar - Goodreads

i started this book in my age of 12 and finished fully in 16.i don't know any other person could have done this legendary work in mathematics.whole geometryby single person.no wonder albert einstein said this as "holy book of geometry" Read full review

Review: Euclid's Elements

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i started this book in my age of 12 and finished fully in 16.i don't know any other person could have done this legendary work in mathematics.whole geometryby single person.no wonder albert einstein said this as "holy book of geometry" Read full review

Review: Euclid's Elements

User Review  - JP - Goodreads

Quite a thorough work. From reading this masterpiece and cornerstone of geometry, one can understand how impressive the original development was as a human achievement. Euclid wrote his Elements ... Read full review

Review: Euclid's Elements

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I tried to get through Elements in high school at the insistence of Fr. Rathmusen. Geometric construction was huge at Don Bosco Tech as were geometric proofs. I'm much more appreciative of the work ... Read full review

Review: Euclid's Elements

User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

The original bible of geometry! Plato had an inscription above the entrance to his Academy: "Let no man enter here who is ignorant of geometry." From Plato's time to the 20th century, Euclid's ... Read full review

Review: Euclid's Elements

User Review  - Clint - Goodreads

In order to fully enjoy Euclid, you must first completely rid yourself of preconceptions about the world of mathematics. Euclid sets up his postulates and from there he proves what he needs to prove ... Read full review


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