Some articles on geometry, euclidean:
... Geometry is the science of correct reasoning on incorrect figures ... summarized the changing role of Euclid's geometry in the minds of philosophers up to that time ... valid and its applicability was an empirical matter, deciding whether the applicable geometry was Euclidean or non-Euclidean ...
Famous quotes containing the words geometry and/or elementary:
“The geometry of landscape and situation seems to create its own systems of time, the sense of a dynamic element which is cinematising the events of the canvas, translating a posture or ceremony into dynamic terms. The greatest movie of the 20th century is the Mona Lisa, just as the greatest novel is Grays Anatomy.”
—J.G. (James Graham)
“Listen. We converse as we liveby repeating, by combining and recombining a few elements over and over again just as nature does when of elementary particles it builds a world.”
—William Gass (b. 1924)