Galileo Galilei quote about mathematics from Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems - I am quite convinced; and, believe me, if I were again beginning my studies, I should follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics, a science which proceeds very cautiously and admits nothing as established until it has been rigidly demonstrated.
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I am quite convinced; and, believe me, if I were again beginning my studies, I should follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics, a science which proceeds very cautiously and admits nothing as established until it has been rigidly demonstrated.
 Galileo Galilei, Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (1632). copy citation

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Author Galileo Galilei
Source Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems
Topic mathematics demonstration conviction
Date 1632
Language English
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Note Translated by Henry Crew and Alfonso de Salvio
Weblink http://files.libertyfund.org/files/753/Galileo_0416_EBk_v6.0.pdf

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