Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our… (read more)
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
What would life be without arithmetic, but a scene of horrors?
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order, symmetry, and limitation; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful.
The so-called Pythagoreans, who were the first to take up mathematics, not only advanced this subject, but saturated with it,… (read more)
Our account does not rob mathematicians of their science, by disproving the actual existence of the infinite in the direction… (read more)