| James Mitchell - 1823 - 666 pages
...geometry with great assiduity, about 390 years BC The celebrated inscription that he caused to be placed **over the door of his school, " Let no one enter here who is ignorant of geometry,"** is a proof of the high estimation in which he held the latter science. To this philosopher we owe the... | |
| Lives - 1823 - 192 pages
...refreshing. Plato gave a large sum of money for a small spot of ground within this inclosure, and placed **over the door of his school, " Let no one enter here who** does not know geometry." This new school soon became very famous: the young men from every quarter... | |
| 1826 - 488 pages
...principal object of the instructions he gave his scholars : over the door of his school was written, " **Let no one enter here who is ignorant of Geometry."...the cube could not fail of engaging his attention.** He invented, for the purpose of finding two mean proportions, an instrument composed of two rules,... | |
| Euclid - 1826 - 236 pages
...principal object of instruction among his scholars. He had written over the door of his academy, " **Let no one enter here who is ignorant of Geometry." The problem** before-mentioned, viz. the duplication of the cube, particularly engaged his attention ; and although... | |
| Euclides - 1826 - 226 pages
...principal object of instruction among his scholars. He had written over the door of his academy, " **Let no one enter here who is ignorant of Geometry." The problem** before-mentioned, viz. the duplication of the cube, particularly engaged his attention ; and although... | |
| George Crabb - 1830 - 438 pages
...friend of Plato, whose devotion to the science ol geometry was such that he caused it to be inscribed **over the door of his school, * Let no one enter here who is ignorant** ol geometry.' To Plato we are indebted for that branch of geometry known by the name of conic sections,... | |
| George Crabb - 1831 - 426 pages
...friend of Plato, whose devotion to the science of geometry was such that he caused it to be inscribed **over the door of his school, ' Let no one enter here who is ignorant of geometry.'** To Plato we are indebted for that branch of geometry known by the name of conic sections, of which... | |
| George Crabb - 1835 - 378 pages
...friend of Plato, whose devotion to the science of geometry was such that he caused it to be inscribed **over the door of his school, ' Let no one enter here who is ignorant of geometry.'** To Plato we are indebted for that branch of geometry known by the name of conic sections, of which... | |
| Claude Henri Victor Cousin - 1852 - 480 pages
...morality, hence his politics, and at first his decided taste for mathematics. Plato, it is said, wrote on **the door of his school : Let no one enter here who is** not a geometrician. You conceive, in fact, that the mathematical habit of considering in quantities... | |
| Victor Cousin - 1856 - 478 pages
...morality, hence his politics, and at first his decided taste for mathematics. Plato, it is said, wrote on **the door of his school: Let no one enter here who is** not a geometrician. You conceive, in fact, that the mathematical habit of considering in quantities... | |
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