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Discourse on Floating Bodies

Considering (Most Serene Prince) that the publishing this present Treatise, of so different an Argument from that which many expect, and which according to the intentions I proposed in my [A] Astronomicall Advisor, I should before this time have put forth, might peradventure make some thinke, either that I had wholly relinquished my farther imployment […]

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The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy – English Translated version of Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica by Sir Isaac Newton THAT the PRINCIPIA of Newton should have remained so generally unknown in this country to the present day is a somewhat remarkable fact ; because the name of the author, learned with the very elements of […]

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Theory Of Games And Economic Behavior

This book contains an exposition and various applications of a mathematical theory of games. The theory has been developed by one of us since 1928 and is now published for the first time in its entirety. The applications are of two kinds: On the one hand to games in the proper sense, on the other […]

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Principia Mathematica Volume 3

The present volume continues the theory of series begun in Volume II, and then proceeds to the theory of measurement. Geometry we have found it necessary to reserve for a separate final volume, In the theory of well-ordered series and compact series, we have followed Cantor closely, except in dealing with Zermelo’s theorem (#257 — […]

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Principia Mathematica Volume 1

Principia Mathematica was first published in 19 1 0—13 ; this is the fifth impression of the second edition of 192^-7. The Principia has long been recognized as one of the intellectual landmarks of the century. It was the first book to show clearly the close relationship between mathematics and formal logic. Starting from a […]

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Symmetry is one of the ideas by which man through the ages has tried to comprehend and create order, beauty, and perfection. Starting from the somewhat vague notion of symmetry = harmony of proportions, this book gradually develops first the geometric concept of symmetry in its several forms as bilateral, translator^, rotational, ornamental and crystallographic […]

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A Mathematicians Apology

“It was a perfectly ordinary night at Christ’s high table, except that Hardy was’ dining as a guest. He had just returned to Cambridge as Sadleirian professor, and I had heard some- thing of him from young Cambridge mathematicians. They were delighted to have him back: he was a real mathematician, they said, not like […]

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