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Galileo and Mathematical Demonstration

Nature volume 140, page 646 (09 October 1937) | Download Citation

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The statement in my contribution to the supplement to NATURE of June 12 is inaccurate, and I apologize for misquoting the late Mr. J. J. Fahie. Actually I did not have access to his original article and quoted from E. A. Burtt “Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Science" (2nd edition, Jan. 1932), p. 65, where, in referring to Mr. Fahie's article, the vital word 'any' is misquoted for 'many'. Until receiving Mr. Fahie's letter I was naturally unaware that Dr. Burtt had misquoted.

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