History and Philosophy of Science and Technology

There is nothing so absurd but some philosopher has said it. —Cicero
  • History of Mathematics. MacTutor archive of resources.
  • Pi, the ratio of a circle's circumference to diameter, has played an important role in the history of mathematics. One of the best references is Petr Beckmann's book A History of Pi, Barnes&Noble Books, 1993. There's also a www site: Pi through the ages. Pi = 3.2, declared Indiana State House Bill 246. (unanimously passed by the House in 1897, but was tabled in the Senate).
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Reasoning, Logic, Critical Thinking, Rationality

There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking. —Thomas Edison

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