Mathematicians born on this day:
1549 : Savile |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1647 : Cavalieri |

Bonaventura Cavalieri | Hermann Schwarz | Pierre-Simon Girard |

Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty | Mathematician of the week |

**Bonaventura Cavalieri** (1598 - 1647)

Rigour is the affair of philosophy, not of mathematics

JOC/EFR April 2015
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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Day_files/Day1130.html |