Mathematicians born on this day: |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1664 : Cunitz |
Edward Cocker | William Whiston | Andrzej Mostowski |
Jacob Bronowski (1908 - 1974)
... I find both a special pleasure and constraint in describing the progress of mathematics, because it has been part of so much speculation: a ladder for mystical as well as rational thought in the intellectual ascent of man.
The Ascent of Man
JOC/EFR January 2013
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