Monday, October 29, 2007

Evangelista Torricelli (1608-1647)

The Geometer has the special privilege to carry out, by abstraction, all constructions by means of the intellect. Who, then, would wish to prevent me from freely considering figures hanging on a balance imagined to be at an infinite distance beyond the confines of the world?

Books from Alibris: Evangelista Torricelli

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