Spinoza's Algebraic Calculation of the Rainbow & Calculation of Chances: Edited and Translated with an Introduction, Explanatory Notes and an Appendix … internationales d'histoire des idées) by B. de Spinoza
English | 1985 | ISBN: 9401087539 | 155 Pages | PDF | 6 MB
A. THE TEXT The main importance of these two treatises lies in the insight they provide into Spinoza's conception of the relation between mathematics and certain disciplines not touched upon elsewhere in his major writings. The mathematics they involve are not the as those of the Ethics however, and the precise connection same between the geometrical order of this work and these excursions into optics and probability is by no means obvious.