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As for everything else, so for a mathematical theory: beauty can be perceived but not explained. ---->>>

Not that the propositions of geometry are only approximately true, but that they remain absolutely true in regard to that Euclidean space which has been so long regarded as being the physical space of our experience. ---->>>

Projective geometry is all geometry. ---->>>

So much the worse, it may be, for a particular meeting: but the meeting is the individual, which on evolution principles, must be sacrificed for the development of the race. ---->>>

And in another point of view, I think it is right that the address of a president should be on his own subject, and that different subjects should be thus brought in turn before the meetings. ---->>>

But be that as it may, I think it is more respectful to you that I should speak to you upon and do my best to interest you in the subject which has occupied me, and in which I am myself most interested. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: August 16, 1821
Birthplace:
Die: January 26, 1895
Occupation: Mathematician
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Arthur Cayley F.R.S. (; 16 August 1821 – 26 January 1895) was a British mathematician. He helped found the modern British school of pure mathematics. As a child, Cayley enjoyed solving complex maths problems for amusement. He entered Trinity College, Cambridge, where he excelled in Greek, French, German, and Italian, as well as mathematics (wikipedia)