Mathematicians born on this day:
1625 : Bartholin |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1822 : Argand |

George Stokes | Florence Nightingale | Erasmus Bartholin |

**William Jevons** (1835 - 1882)

It is clear that Economics, if it is to be a science at all, must be a mathematical science.

*Theory of Political Economy.*

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR January 2013
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