## “Treatise on the Arithmetical Triangle” by Blaise Pascal (1654)

“Treatise on Arithmetical Triangle” by Blaise Pascal (1654) +=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=  1st consequence – In every arithmetical triangle, all the cells of the first row & first column are the same as the generating cell. Each cell in the triangle is equal to the sum of the immediately preceding row & columnContinue Reading

## “Measurement” by Norman Robert Campbell (1880-1949)

“Measurement” by Norman Robert Campbell (1880-1949) Measurement is important because so many sciences are math-based & require it for measurement But explaining what it is is harder – its use, its rationale & this is an attempt at that What is measurement? wasn’t around until a high degree of civilizationContinue Reading

## “Introduction to Arithmetic Book 2” by Nicomachus (c. 100 AD)

“Introduction to Arithmetic Book 2” by Nicomachus (c. 100 AD) An element is the smallest thing that can be analyzed letters are elements of speech & writing sounds are elements of melody 4 elements: fire, water, air & earth –> elements of the universe Equality is the elementary principle ofContinue Reading

## “Introduction to Arithmetic Book 1” by Nicomachus (c. 100 AD)

“Introduction to Arithmetic Book 1” by Nicomachus (c. 100 AD) Ancients defined Philosophy as the love of wisdom & those who had any knowledge in a field was “wise” Pythagoras restricted the term “wise” to one who had knowledge & understanding of reality Wisdom was knowledge or science ofContinue Reading