A Brief History Of Mathematics by Karl Fink

By Karl Fink

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Confucius is also a great educator—“Historical Records—Family of Confucius” said that Confucius has over three thousand disciples, among whom seventy-two are well versed in the “Six Arts,” including five rites, six music, five shootings, five horse riding, six books, and nine arithmetic operations. And scholars believe that the nine arithmetic operations are the source of The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art. ” Mohist teachings advocate “stringent self-correction” and “skills of defense” (Sun Yirang “Interpretation of Mo Zi”).

Dialectics of Nature– Introduction) Renaissance is an era demanding and creating giants: Leonardo da Vinci is not only a painter but also a mathematician, engineer and inventor; Albrecht, Drer is a painter and copper sculptor, in the meantime he is productive in fortification; Niccols Machiaville is not only a politicians and diplomat, but also a distinguished poet; Desiderius Erasmus is not only a theologist with critique awareness, but also an excellent classical scholar and with the prose writer.

Later on, Su Song organized a team of researchers and artisans and used wood to make miniature and real-life samples, which were inspected and approved by the court staff Vertical and Horizontal Beginnings 31 and which were found to accord with astronomical phenomena after 3 months in trial operation. Only after that, did Su Song begin to cast his bronze instrument, which was completed in 1092. Su Song ordered to have the detailed picture drawn. The picture was sent together with the personally written instructions to the court.

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