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"Abraham, Planter of Mathematics"

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« Reply #15 on: October 14, 2008, 10:39:43 pm »

Bacon's proposal, despite his protestations, did not call for the creation of a radically new discipline. In claiming that such histories of the arts did not exist, Bacon may have been reacting more to the historical methodologies with which he was familiar than to the existing state of mathematical histories. For example Jean Bodin, whom Bacon certainly had read, devoted considerable but unsystematic attention in his 1566 Methodus ad facilem [End Page 102] historiarum cognitionem to describing the conditions of learning throughout world history. He wrote,
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