Excerpt From The Foundations Of Mathematics A Contribution To The Philosophy Of GeometryI Need Not Mention Here Perhaps, Since It Is A Fact Of No Consequence, That The Readings Of The Several Manuscripts Vary, And That Some Proposi Tions E G., That All Right Angles Are Equal To One Another Are Now Missing, Now Counted Among The Postulates, And Now Adduced As Common Notions.The Commentators Of Euclid Who Did Not Under Stand The Difference Between Postulates And Com Mon Notions, Spoke Of Both As Axioms, And Even To Day The Term Common Notion Is Mostly So Trans Lated.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis 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.
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- The Foundations of Mathematics
- Paul Carus
- 24 February 2019 Paul Carus