TITLE

An Introductory Lecture delivered to the opening of the Mathematical Classes in the University of London Nov. 5th, 1828

AUTHOR(S)
De Morgan, Augustus
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer2006, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Speech
ABSTRACT
The article presents a speech by Augustus De Morgan, mathematics professor, delivered at the opening of the mathematical classes in the University of London, November 5, 1828. He discusses the importance of mathematics in an educational setting. De Morgan has stated the relevance of harmony between understanding of how the mind works and a theory of education suitable for mathematics.
ACCESSION #
22379932

 

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