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a greek geometer of the 3d century; also, his treatise on geometry, and hence, the principles of geometry, in general.

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Evolution of abstract thought

Abstract thought, more accurately abstract mathematics is a recent achievement in human history(starting with perhaps the elements of Euclid). However our brains are reasonably equipped to deal with this.However I don't see how this would have been of any use to our hunter gather ancestors(may ...

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by sharanbngr
Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of abstract thought
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