Hermann Grassmann Quote

Geometry can in no way be viewed... as a brach of mathematics; instead, geometry relates to something already given in nature, namely, space. I also had realized that there must be a branch of mathematics which yields in a purely abstract way laws similar to geometry.


Forward, as quoted by Mario Livio, Is God a Mathematician? (2009) - Ausdehnungslehre (1844)

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Geometry can in no way be viewed... as a brach of mathematics; instead, geometry relates to something already given in nature, namely, space. I also...

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Geometry can in no way be viewed... as a brach of mathematics; instead, geometry relates to something already given in nature, namely, space. I also...

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Geometry can in no way be viewed... as a brach of mathematics; instead, geometry relates to something already given in nature, namely, space. I also...

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Geometry can in no way be viewed... as a brach of mathematics; instead, geometry relates to something already given in nature, namely, space. I also...