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  • Afterwards, in the course of the nineteenth century, mathematics filled all those “gaps” in Greek mathe - matics, which the Greeks themselves could not or would not close.

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  • The word mathe seems to be derived from a Marathi word mayat, which is derived from Arabic word, maiyat, which means dead.

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  • The word mathe seems to be derived from a Marathi word mayat, which is derived from Arabic word, maiyat, which means dead.

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  • The word mathe seems to be derived from a Marathi word mayat, which is derived from Arabic word, maiyat, which means dead.

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  • Because such mathematical truths as “the whole is greater than any of its parts” and “twice two is four” are of this kind, the certainty one has of their truth is called mathe - matical certainty; similarly the axioms of metaphysics are said to be metaphysically certain.

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  • It was this kind of mathe - matics that suddenly disappeared.

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  • I included the model of insect segmentation by von Dassow et al. precisely in order to illustrate the value of "cum-bersome, messy, and ... opaque" models, and as a clear contrast with those models that have traditionally been valued (at least by those coming from the mathe-matical sciences) for their streamlined elegance.

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  • "Reconnoiter in the direction of Hemer, Altena, and Let-mathe, Ernst, and report to me immediately!"

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  • It fused mathe - matics and mechanics in a manner and to a degree that were unparalleled in any other era, before or after.

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  • If it is granted that Greek mathematics has been thus circumscribed, it becomes a major task of the history of ideas — and not only of the history of mathe - matics — to determine by what stages of medieval de - velopment, gradual or spontaneous — the inherited mathematics was eventually made receptive to sym - bolic and conceptual innovations during the Renais - sance and after.

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  • "Now Sc. regional (chiefly north-east., Orkney, and Shetland). A maggot, a grub. Also: an insect egg from which a maggot may hatch." -OED

    September 28, 2010