Giambattista Vico Quote

The practice of giving to young men the elements of the science of magnitude on the algebraic method, chills all that is lively and vigorous in the youthful mind, clouds the imagination, debilitates the memory, dulls the ingenuity, and enervates the intellect.


Quoted in William Hamilton, Discussions on Philosophy and Literature, Education and University, Reform

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The practice of giving to young men the elements of the science of magnitude on the algebraic method, chills all that is lively and vigorous in the...

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The practice of giving to young men the elements of the science of magnitude on the algebraic method, chills all that is lively and vigorous in the...

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The practice of giving to young men the elements of the science of magnitude on the algebraic method, chills all that is lively and vigorous in the...

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The practice of giving to young men the elements of the science of magnitude on the algebraic method, chills all that is lively and vigorous in the...