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Mathematical Philosophy, a Study of Fate and Freedom; Lectures for Educated ...
Cassius Jackson Keyser
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Seite 455 - Engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man...
Seite 458 - Engineering is the science of controlling the forces and of utilizing the materials of nature for the benefit of man, and the art of organizing and of directing human activities in connection therewith.
Seite 210 - A, from A to B, from B to C, and from C to...
Seite 152 - WE, THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES, DO ORDAIN AND ESTABLISH THIS CONSTITUTION.
Seite 455 - ... the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man, as the means of production and of traffic in states.
Seite 16 - Through and through the world is infected with quantity. To talk sense, is to talk in quantities. It is no use saying that the nation is large, — How large ? It is no use saying that radium is scarce, — How scarce ? You cannot evade quantity.
Seite 307 - This is not the place to give a detailed account of the history of philosophy of the time.
Seite 391 - ... it seems wonderful to all who have not yet seen the reason, that there is a thing which cannot be measured even by the smallest unit. But we must end in the contrary and, according to the proverb, the better state, as is the case in these instances too when men learn the cause; for there is nothing which would surprise a geometer so much as if the diagonal turned out to be commensurable.
Seite 455 - ... for the use and convenience of man, as the means of production and of traffic in states both for external and internal trade, as applied in the construction of roads, bridges, aqueducts, canals, river navigation and docks, for internal intercourse and exchange, and in the construction of ports, harbours, moles, breakwaters and lighthouses, and in the art of navigation by artificial power for the purposes of commerce, and in the construction and adaptation of machinery, and in the drainage of...