# Essays Tagged: *"Mathematician"*

#### The Classic World

of science,literature, and ethics. These contributions have influenced the modern world today. Manymathematicians, astronomers, and scientists contributed to the development of many of theluxuries we ... r societytoday. Some of the major contributions from the Classical World is in the field of science.**Mathematician**s, astronomers, and scientists made important contributions that formedthe basic elemen ...

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

#### Greek Literature

Greek literatureGREEK LITERATURE. The great British philosopher-mathematician Alfred North Whitehead once commented that all philosophy is but a footnote to Plato . ... dited with being the first person to measure the Earth's circumference.Much that was written by the mathematicians Euclid and Archimedes has been preserved. Euclid is known for his 'Elements', much of ...

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

#### Thomas Jefferson

n of many different talents. He knew several languages, including Latin and Greek. He was an expert mathematician who was even able to calculate when eclipses of the sun and moon would occur. He could ...

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

#### Galileo Galilei

rsity as a medical student in 1581 and became aprofessor of mathematics at Padua. An astronomer and mathematician, Galileo was, unfortunately for himself, a man aheadof his time. Galileo discovered th ... discovered and enhanced many scientific discoveries of his time period and was highly regarded as a **Mathematician** andNatural Philosopher. Galileo was persecuted for his views on Earth's relationship w ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### Pythagoras

Pythagoras (560-480BC)Do any of you know who is considered the first true mathematician? Well, the answer is Pythagoras of Samos. He was a Greek philosopher and religious lea ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Jurassic Park

blame. Near the end of the book, while the humans are fighting off the velociraptors, Malcolm (the mathematician) delivers a long and didactic speech about how science is to blame for messing up the ... ist graduate student assistant, Ellie Sattler; and also John Malcolm, a brilliant and idiosyncratic mathematician whose field of expertise is chaos theory, which deals with turbulence and unpredictabi ...

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

#### THe life and accomplishments of Benjerman bannaker

Benjamin Banneker was a self-educated mathematician and astronomer. Banneker was America?s first black man of science. The name Banneker o ...

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

#### The Outer and Inner Worlds of H.G. Wells and R.L. Stevenson

warm fire. We also find educated men, to represent the best of the Human Race. These men include a **Mathematician**, a Doctor and a Physician.The Time Traveller tells his story in dim light; he tells ho ...

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

#### Gauss, Carl Friedrich

essay made me pass summer school. I did expect this much from you.Gauss was a German scientist and mathematician. People call him thefounder of modern mathematics. He also worked in astronomy and phy ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### About Carl Friedrich Gauss

Gauss, Carl Friedrich (1777-1855). The German scientist and mathematician Gauss is frequently he was called the founder of modern mathematics. His work is astro ... s student. But it is often pointed out that at first Gauss was undecided whether he should become a mathematician or a philologist. The reason for this indecision was probably that humanists at that t ... his sleep. He was seventy-seven years old.BIBLIOGRAPHYGindikin, S.G., Stories about physicists and mathematicians, Russia, Moscow, 'Nauka', 1982 (in Russian).Hall, T., Carl Friedrich Gauss, The Massa ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Georg Cantor

ng, he became so fed up with the idea that he mustered up the courage to beg his father to become a mathematician. Finally, just before entering college, his father let Georg study mathematics.In 1862 ... Berlin he studied mathematics, philosophy and physics. There he studied under some of the greatest mathematicians of the day including Kronecker and Weierstrass. After receiving his doctorate in 1867 ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Georg Cantor

ng, he became so fed up with the idea that he mustered up the courage to beg his father to become a mathematician. Finally, just before entering college, his father let Georg study mathematics.In 1862 ... Berlin he studied mathematics, philosophy and physics. There he studied under some of the greatest mathematicians of the day including Kronecker and Weierstrass. After receiving his doctorate in 1867 ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Book Report on Micheal Crichton's LOST WORLD

Characters: The main character in the book is Ian Malcolm,a middle aged mathematician and a little bit of an explorer.The man who set up the exploration, Richard Levine, is ...

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

#### "Jurassic Park" by Michael Crichton

ings of action, reactions, thrill, nervousness, and their beliefs.Ian Malcolm, a very knowledgeable mathematician, decides to go to the island of Isla Nublar to observe the biological preserve that a ...

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

#### Robert hooke

ned out to be extremely important to Hooke's future. Among these were the astronomer Seth Ward, the mathematician Lawrence Rooke, the inventor William Petty, the natural philosopher William Neile and ... intances left a particular mark on Hooke's life and his subsequent epistemic interests: that of the mathematician turned architect Christoper Wren, who became a lifelong friend, associate and object o ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

#### Rene Descartes and a discription of his dream and evil demon conjectures, method of doubt, and clear and distinct testing. Also, the bad and good of his theory (opinion).

Rene Descartes (1596-1650) was not only a philosopher but also a mathematician and scientist. As a philosopher, he used skepticism as a means of finding the truth of ...

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

#### An essay that talks about the life of Lewis Carroll

Lodovicus," then simplifying it with Lewis Carroll. He was an English writer, a photographer, and a mathematician. Carroll wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in 1865,he then wrote Through The Look ...

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

#### Biography on Galileo Galilei

on, and the appearance of Venus going through phase. Galileo was an Italian physicist, philosopher, mathematician, inventor, discoverer, and an astronomer.Galileo was the oldest son of Vincenzo Galile ...

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

#### GREEK LITERATURE.

The great British philosopher-mathematician Alfred North Whitehead once commented that all philosophy is but a footnote to Plato . ... ited with being the first person to measure the Earth's circumference. Much that was written by the mathematicians Euclid and Archimedes has been preserved. Euclid is known for his 'Elements', much of ...

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

#### This is an essay on the life of Aristotle, one of the greatest philosophers in greek history.

Aristotle was not only a mathematician, but also made important contributions by organizing deductive logic. He believed that ...

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy