John Wesley Young Quote

A mathematical science is any body of propositions which is capable of an abstract formulation and arrangement in such a way that every proposition of the set after a certain one is a formal logical consequence of some or all the preceding propositions. Mathematics consists of all such mathematical sciences.


Lectures on Fundamental Concepts of Algebra and Geometry, (p. 122)

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A mathematical science is any body of propositions which is capable of an abstract formulation and arrangement in such a way that every proposition...

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A mathematical science is any body of propositions which is capable of an abstract formulation and arrangement in such a way that every proposition...

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A mathematical science is any body of propositions which is capable of an abstract formulation and arrangement in such a way that every proposition...

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A mathematical science is any body of propositions which is capable of an abstract formulation and arrangement in such a way that every proposition...