Item 75 - Letter from George Airy

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Letter from George Airy


  • 14 Nov. 1849 (Creation)

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4 pp.

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Royal Observatory Greenwich - GA thanks WW for WW's paper on Hegel ['On Hegel's Criticism of Newton', 1849] and on the Curve equation (intrinsic): 'Truly the German organ of "Pure Reason" must have altered its shape since the time of Kant. - As to the latter subject you ought, I think, to bear the title of high-priest of rigmarole. This method of representing a curve is on the face of it almost necessarily unfit for Forces, but it is conceivable that it might come in in Kinetics'. GA is putting together some early details of the Cape Observatory and needs some information concerning Fallows [Fearon Fallows].

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