Augustus De Morgan's Inaugural Lecture of 1828

Anderson, Ronald
June 2006
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer2006, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p16
Academic Journal
The article reflects on the introductory lecture of Augustus De Morgan, which was delivered at the opening of the University of London in November of 1828. The theme of the lecture is mathematics in an educational setting. De Morgan has dedicated his early remarks on the "Analytical Society," which he considered as the early 19th-century reformers of mathematics at Cambridge. Moreover, the university is later to be named University College London (UCL), London, England.


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