Old Tripos days at Cambridge

  title={Old Tripos days at Cambridge},
  author={Andrew Russell Forsyth},
  journal={The Mathematical Gazette},
  pages={162 - 179}
  • A. R. Forsyth
  • Published 1 July 1935
  • Philosophy
  • The Mathematical Gazette
My purpose this evening is to submit to you an other sketch of the general course and the circumstances of mathematical study at (Cambridge in my student days between fifty and sixty years ago. It does not set out to be an estimate of the state mathematical knowledge at that date It is not a comparison (or would contrast be the better word ?) between the empirical natural philosophy then in vogue and the rather speculative (slightly Aristotelian) physical theories that now absorb a small world… 

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