Ivor GrattanGuinness Quotes and Sayings  Page 1

“NonNewtonian calculi... have considerable potential as alternative approaches to traditional problems.”
 Ivor GrattanGuinness 
“It [ nonEuclidean geometry ] would be ranked among the most famous achievements of the entire [nineteenth] century, but up to 1860 the interest was rather slight.”
 Ivor GrattanGuinness 
“In addition, the teaching of theories from axioms, or some close imitation of them such as the basic laws of an algebra, is usually an educational disaster.”
 Ivor GrattanGuinness 
“Mathematics is one of the most basic  and most ancient  types of knowledge. Yet the details of its historical development remain obscure to all but a few specialists.”
 Ivor GrattanGuinness
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