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Such a belief had a selffulfilling quality. The effect of this can be seen in the rueful reflections in 1912 of Arthur Joliffe, Fellow and Tutor at Corpus Christi College from 1891 to 1920, upon the evidence presented by candidates for Oxford entrance scholarships:31 it is undeniable that the average candidate is not as good as the average candidate at Cambridge. The genius from the small grammar school, the promising student from a provincial university, the ablest boy at the large public school, all are sent to Cambridge in preference to Oxford as a rule.

Are there finite numbers of indivisibles in a continuum, as the atomist Walter Chatton maintained? ) When Bradwardine wrote a book on the continuum he could list five different doctrines held in his day, a fact that speaks volumes for the vitality of the discussion. Why he is particularly interesting, however, is not for such things as his anticipations of Galileo on motion, but for the way he examined different theories with a view to their mutual consistency and their compatibility with Euclidean geometry.

When Bradwardine wrote a book on the continuum he could list five different doctrines held in his day, a fact that speaks volumes for the vitality of the discussion. Why he is particularly interesting, however, is not for such things as his anticipations of Galileo on motion, but for the way he examined different theories with a view to their mutual consistency and their compatibility with Euclidean geometry. 46 | oxford figures The title page of the first printed edition (1495) of Thomas Bradwardine’s Geometria Speculativa.

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