Mathematical thinking 19th century books Google search

Google book search lets us search on the two words mathematical thinking but restrict the results to books in the 19th century.

mathematical thinking

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  1. books.google.comSir Thomas Little Heath – 1885 – 248 pages – Free Google eBook – Read

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  2. books.google.comArthur Browne (M.A.) – 1824 – Free Google eBook – Read

    Those writers, however, who have been habituated to mathematical thinking, arid with minds thus strengthened, have entered upon the investigation of other subjects, are generally found to have the art of making their instructions more

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  3. books.google.comWolfgang Menzel – 1840 – Free Google eBook – Read

    in an arid theory of atoms, yet, on the other hand, it was extremely salutary for the formalities of philosophy. The understanding, which had become overbearing, in the sharp and clear mode of mathematical thinking, and 218 MENZEL.

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  4. books.google.comDaniel Defoe, George Chalmers – 1840 – Free Google eBook – Read

    As to the effects of mathematical thinking, what volumes might be writ of it will more easily appear, if we consider the wondrous usefulness of this engine in all human affairs ; as of war, peace, justice, injuries, passion, love, marriage, trade,

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  5. books.google.comRoyal Institution of Great Britain – 1824 – Free Google eBook – Read

    which partakes often as much of moral and metaphysical, as of mathematical thinking and induction. It is not the collecting of specimens, or the forming of sections in the closet, and of coloured maps from the imagination, or from much

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  6. books.google.comUnited States National Museum, Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents, Smithsonian Institution – 1800 – Free Google eBook – Read

    They differ from mathematicians chiefly in the material for their thinking being given in the external world and that they must have the talent to find it there, while the foundations of mathematics seem to be given a priori. Mathematics is the most

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    books.google.com1810 – Free Google eBook – Read

    but the con» dition annexed, of teaching the patron’s son, made him refuse it, as thinking it too like a fimonial contract. The fame year the executors of Mr. Lucas having, according to his appointment, founded a mathematical lecture at

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  8. books.google.comGeorge Boole – 1854 – 424 pages – Free Google eBook – Read

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  9. books.google.com1838 – Free Google eBook – Read

    I cannot think that a doctrine of this kind, whether my analysis of the mental process be right or wrong, is properly mathematical knowledge alone must bring him into a nearer proximity to his Maker and Master, he will, I fear, find that the road

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Exact phrase 19th century books

“mathematical thinking”

  1. books.google.comArthur Browne (M.A.) – 1824 – Free Google eBook – Read

    Those writers, however, who have been habituated to mathematical thinking, arid with minds thus strengthened, have entered upon the investigation of other subjects, are generally found to have the art of making their instructions more

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  2. books.google.comDaniel Defoe, George Chalmers – 1840 – Free Google eBook – Read

    As to the effects of mathematical thinking, what volumes might be writ of it will more easily appear, if we consider the wondrous usefulness of this engine in all human affairs ; as of war, peace, justice, injuries, passion, love, marriage, trade,

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  3. books.google.comWolfgang Menzel – 1840 – Free Google eBook – Read

    in an arid theory of atoms, yet, on the other hand, it was extremely salutary for the formalities of philosophy. The understanding, which had become overbearing, in the sharp and clear mode of mathematical thinking, and 218 MENZEL.

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  4. books.google.comSir Thomas Little Heath – 1885 – 248 pages – Free Google eBook – Read

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  5. books.google.com1824 – Free Google eBook – Read

    of mathematical thinking and induction. It is not the collecting of specimens, or the forming of sections in the closet, and of coloured maps from the imagination, or from much conjecture and little observation, which constitute geolo-* gy ; and,

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  6. books.google.comRoyal Institution of Great Britain – 1824 – Free Google eBook – Read

    which partakes often as much of moral and metaphysical, as of mathematical thinking and induction. It is not the collecting of specimens, or the forming of sections in the closet, and of coloured maps from the imagination, or from much

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  7. books.google.comRoyal Institution of Great Britain – 1824 – Free Google eBook – Read

    of mathematical thinking and induction. It is not the collecting of specimens, or the forming of sections in the closet, and of coloured maps from the imagination, or from much conjecture and little observation, which constitute geolo-> gy ; and,

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So the very phrase “mathematical thinking” occurs in the 19th century or earlier. It was used by non-technical writers like Daniel Defoe, who lived earlier, ca. 1659–1661 to 24 April 1731.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Defoe

Dafoe link

“mathematical thinking”

This appears in The Consolidator from 1705.

http://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=1183

http://vunex.blogspot.com/2006/08/to-moon-alice.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_novel_in_English

 

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