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Euler’s Elements of Algebra Gaps in Logic

http://web.mat.bham.ac.uk/C.J.Sangwin/euler/ElementsAlgebra.html Paragraph 19 is where Euler defines the natural numbers as adding one starting from zero. http://web.mat.bham.ac.uk/C.J.Sangwin/euler/ElementsAlgebra.html#tth_sEc1.1 19.   In the same manner, therefore, as positive numbers are incontestably greater than nothing, negative numbers are less than nothing. Now, we obtain positive … Continue reading

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