A digression from my series on the geometric point

  Although Euclid’s axiomatic system obviously dominated all geometrical thought at this period, the Geometria Speculativa by Thomas of Bradwardine (c.1290-1349) departed from Euclid in several important respects, and continued to be read throughout the seventeenth┬ácentury. This particular edition (Zurich ETH-BIB Rare 2351q) was printed in Paris on 6 March 1511 and was extensively annotated, […]

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