Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » Inactive » Historia-Matematica

Topic: [HM] Euler Quotation
Replies: 1   Last Post: Apr 12, 2005 8:35 PM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View  
Fred Shapiro

Posts: 23
Registered: 12/3/04
[HM] Euler Quotation
Posted: Apr 12, 2005 8:35 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply



Can anyone tell me what is the earliest known source for the following
quotation:

Now I will have less distraction.
Euler, referring to losing the sight of one eye. quoted in
Mathematical Circles (H. Eves, 1969)

Fred Shapiro


--------------------------------------------------------------------------
Fred R. Shapiro Editor
Associate Librarian for Collections and YALE DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS
Access and Lecturer in Legal Research Yale University Press,
Yale Law School forthcoming
e-mail: fred.shapiro@yale.edu http://quotationdictionary.com
--------------------------------------------------------------------------




Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.