geometrician


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a mathematician specializing in geometry

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Since early history geometrical constructions using a straightedge and a compass have occupied mathematicians, and in particular geometricians. In accordance with the knowledge and skill acquired up to any particular period, there was progress in the ability to deal with geometrical constructions with a higher level of difficulty.
It led him to declare mathematics something like a fraud and Pascal to write to Fermat that "de Mere has a good mind but is not a geometrician." The initial focus must again be on the probability of now achieving an event, in this case not making two sixes.
Tey are not so behovefull: he that can tell his mony hath Arithmeticke enough: he is a true Geometrician, can measure out a good fortune to himselfe; a perfect astrologer, that can cast the rise and fall of others, and mark their Errant motions to his owne use.
At the close of Origins and Objects, Delany stops himself, as he is detailing the African origins of Freemasonry, from revealing too much: Was it not Africa that gave birth to Euclid, the master geometrician of the world?
You are the precise owner, joy's perfect geometrician,
The Enlightenment thinker, Voltaire (1694-1778), referred to the God of Deism as a "wonderful intelligence" and "good mechanic" who had created a world which operated according to "profound mathematical laws"; he further cited Plato as having called God the "eternal geometrician." (16) There is a difference between Voltaire's God as "good mechanic" and Skovoroda's God as "Nature" insofar as Voltaire's God, a remote Prime Mover, was external to the law-abiding world He had created, while Skovoroda's God was the essential substance of the world itself.
The carpenter creates by measuring, segmenting and rearranging the medium--he is a geometrician dealing with the spatial reality.
"A man might as well," he said, "proclaim that one of his servants became from this day a grammarian, a geometrician, or musician, when he has no idea whatever of the art." For as the proclamation cannot make them men of knowledge, so neither can it make them free ....
The 17th-century philosopher, geometrician, and lens grinder Benedictus Spinoza, an apostate Jew who turned scholastic, contested against human freedom.
I have always loved liberty with the enthusiasm which actuates the religious man with the passion of a lover, and with the conviction of a geometrician ....
347 BC), a native of Tarentum (the modern Taranto), a town on the coast of Calabria, then in Magna Graecia, was a mathematician, geometrician and astronomer, and 'the author of several ingenious mechanical inventions.' (11) He lived in, and just after, the reign of Philip II of Macedon and is believed to have lost his life in a shipwreck* Duncombe tells us that 'by the ancient mythology, the souls of all, deprived of funeral rites, were obliged to wander a hundred years on the banks of the river, before they could be ferried over, and gain the Elysian Fields'.
167), and as such, the great Geometrician. Burton himself claims to be embodying the most characteristic Saturnine features, as he associates his own persona with activities requiring knowledge of measuring instruments, such as a pair of compasses, but also with activities typical of a person he coincidentally defines as vere Saturnius, confessing: 'I am vere Saturnius" (II, 79), which in the 1932 edition is translated as 'a true lover of the country'.
Presumably the God Jean refers to is known by the lower-grade Masons as the Gt Architect alias Grand Geometrician, Supreme Governor of the Universe.