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" However, the errors are not in the art, but in the artificers. He that works with less accuracy is an imperfect mechanic; and if any could work with perfect accuracy, he would be the most perfect mechanic of all, for the description of right lines and... "
Descartes and the Hyperbolic Quest: Lens Making Machines and Their ... - Page 133
by D. Graham Burnett - 2005 - 152 pages
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Discipline and Experience: The Mathematical Way in the Scientific Revolution

Peter Dear - Science - 1995 - 290 pages
...belong to the art, but to the artificers.6 The geometrical is nothing but the perfectly mechanical. "He that works with less accuracy is an imperfect mechanic; and if any could work with perfect accuracy, he would be the most perfect mechanic of all, for the drawing...
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A History of Classical Physics: From Antiquity to the Quantum

John Desmond Bernal - Physics - 1997 - 317 pages
...demonstration, and practical. To practical mechanics all the manual arts belong, from which mechanics got its name. But as artificers do not work with perfect...with less accuracy is an imperfect mechanic; and if any could work with perfect accuracy, he would be the most perfect mechanic of all, for the description...
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Selected Writings of Richard McKeon: Volume One: Philosophy, Science, and ...

Richard P. McKeon - Philosophy - 1998 - 522 pages
...accuracy, it comes to pass that mechanics is so distinguished from geometry that wliat is perfecdy accurate is called geometrical; what is less so, is...errors are not in the art, but in the artificers. He thai works with less accuracy is an imperfect mechanic; and ifany could uork with perfect accuracy,...
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Space from Zeno to Einstein: Classic Readings with a Contemporary Commentary

Nick Huggett - Science - 1999 - 274 pages
...mechanics in a twofold respect; as rational, which proceeds accurately by demonstration, and practical. To practical mechanics all the manual arts belong,...with less accuracy is an imperfect mechanic; and if any could work with perfect accuracy, he would be the most perfect mechanic of all, for the description...
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Drawing Distinctions: The Varieties of Graphic Expression

Patrick Maynard - Art - 2005 - 266 pages
...source than Isaac Newton, who introduced his great work on rational mechanics in the following terms: He that works with less accuracy is an imperfect mechanic; and if any could work with perfect accuracy, he would be the most perfect mechanic of all, for the description...
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Logos of Phenomenology and Phenomenology of The Logos. Book Four: The Logos ...

Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka - Philosophy - 2005 - 348 pages
...simply deducing 'using his head'. Says Newton concerning the significance of mechanics and geometry: He that works with less accuracy is an imperfect mechanic; and if any could work with perfect accuracy, he would be the most perfect mechanic of all; for the description...
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On Knowing--The Natural Sciences

Richard McKeon, Richard P. McKeon - Science - 1994 - 405 pages
...on the page before, only it may take you a long time to get through page 9. Let me read it to you: "However, the errors are not in the art, but in the...works with less accuracy is an imperfect mechanic." All right, what's he trying to say? STUDENT: You're working with stuff and your error would be in the...
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