Foundations of geometry

by Andrew Gaston Gladney

Institution: University of Missouri – Columbia
Year: 1901
Record ID: 1499441
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/15424


Geometry has been called the science of in-direct measurement, and as such is founded on certain definitions, postulates, and some assumptions or axioms which are said to be self-evident. It is a physical science idealized. The oldest and best known form of this science is the Euclidean Geometry which was developed by the Greeks.