A Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics

A Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics : In Answer to a Pamphlet of Philalethes Cantabrigiensis, Intituled, Geometry No Friend to Infidelity, or a Defence of Sir Isaac Newton, and the British Mathematicians (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics: In Answer to a Pamphlet of Philalethes Cantabrigiensis, Intituled, Geometry No Friend to Infidelity, or a Defence of Sir Isaac Newton, and the British Mathematicians Sir Ifaac Newton. It might, per haps, have fuited better with your appel lation of Tbilaletber, and been altogether as laudable, if your highefl ambition had been to difcover Truth. Very confidently with the charaelzer you give of your felf, you {peak Ofit as a fort of crime (p. To think it po ible, you ihould ever [it fimtber, or go beyond Sir Ifaac Newton. 'and I am perfuaded you fpeak the Senti anents of many more befides your felf. But there are Others who are not afraid to lift the Principles of human Science, who think it no honour to imitate the greateft man in his Defects, who even think it no crime to defire to know, not only be ond Sir i/zzac Newton, but beyond all Mankind. And whoever thinks Otherwife, I appeal to the Reader, whether he can properly be called a Philofopher. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 35 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 1333463847
  • 9781333463847

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