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Non-Euclidean Geometry

A Critical and Historical Study of Its Development (Classic Reprint)

Roberto Bonola


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Excerpt from Non-Euclidean Geometry: A Critical and Historical Study of Its Development

The admirable simplicity of the author's treatment, the elementary character of the constructions he employs, the sense of harmony which dominates every part of this little work, are in accordance, not only with the artistic temperament and broad education of the author, but also with the lasting devotion which he bestowed on the Theory of non-euclidean Geometry from the very beginning of his scientific career. May his devotion stimulate others to pursue with ideals equally lofty the path of historical and philosophical criticism of the principles of science Such efforts may be regarded as the most fitting introduction to the study of the high problems of philosophy in general, and subsequently of the theory of the understanding, in the most genuine and profound signification of the term, following the great tradition which was interrupted by the romantic movement of the nineteenth century.

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Publication Date: July 31, 2018