Topic: history of mathematics
ThesaHelp: references tz
Topic: abstraction
Group: mathematics
Topic: logic
Group: philosophy of mathematics
Topic: thought is computational
 
Reference
Viete, F.,
In artem analyticem isagoge, Tours, 1591.
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Other Reference
sections translated p. 7581 in Struik, D.J. (ed.), A source book in mathematics, 12001800, Cambridge Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1967. from van Schooten's Opera mathematica, 1646 Leiden.
Quotations
74 ;;Quote: Viete introduced "analytics" and the use of letters in the theory of equations; e.g., x^2+ax+b=0
 75 ;;Quote: mathematical analysis uses the art and rules of logic to obtain equations of species (e.g., 'x') instead of numbers
 78 ;;Quote: rules of arithmetic for calculation by species or forms of things, as, for instance, the letters of the alphabet
 81, ;;Quote: through mathematical analysis, there is no problem that cannot be solved

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