William Kingdon Clifford, British philosopher and mathematician who, influenced by the non-Euclidean geometries of Bernhard Riemann and Nikolay Lobachevsky, wrote “On the Space-Theory of Matter” (1876). He presented the idea that matter and energy are simply different types of curvature of space.
William Clifford's parents were William Clifford (1821-1878) and Fanny (Frances) Kingdon (1821-1854).William Clifford Sn., born in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, was a book seller, mainly of religious material, but also a prominent citizen of Exeter being an Alderman and a Justice of the Peace.
Lectures and Essays by the Late William Kingdon Clifford, F.R.S. (Volume 1) by William Kingdon Clifford 4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1879 — 18 editions.
Lectures and essays by the late William Kingdon Clifford (Herausgeber Leslie Stephen, Frederick Pollock), Macmillan 1879, 1886, 1901 Ethics of belief and other essays, Prometheus 1999 Conditions of mental development, and other essays, New York 1885.
Clifford, William Kingdon, 1845-1879: Lectures and essays, by the late William Kingdon Clifford, (London, New York, Macmillan and co., 1886), also by Frederick Pollock and Leslie Stephen (page images at HathiTrust) Clifford, William Kingdon, 1845-1879: Lectures and essays by William Kingdon Clifford.
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William Clifford was born circa 1867, at birth place, to William Clifford and Mary Clifford. William had 3 siblings: Robert Clifford and 2 other siblings. William lived in 1881, at address.
The Ethics of Belief (1877) William K. Clifford. Originally published in Contemporary Review, 1877. Reprinted in Lectures and Essays (1879). Presently in print in The Ethics of Belief and Other Essays (Prometheus Books, 1999).
The most important Insight of William Kingdom Clifford was that the Complex Numbers are not Numbers all. They are Rotations in higher Dimensional Spaces. About Pascal’s Triangle and Mount Meru. The String 1,3,3,1 of Clifford’s 3D Geometry is related to the 4th Level of Pascal’s Triangle.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clifford, William Kingdon, 1845-1879. Lectures and essays, by the late William Kingdon Clifford. London, New York.
About the Text of the printed book. The text of William Kingdon Clifford’s “The Ethics of Belief” is based upon the first edition of Lectures and Essays, Macmillan and Co., 1879, edited by Leslie Stephen and Frederick Pollock.The text of William James’ “The Will to Believe” is based upon the first edition of The Will to Believe and other essays in popular philosophy, Longmans.
Lectures on Ten British Mathematicians (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved May 02,. William Kingdon Clifford was born at Exeter, England, May 4,. of Dynamic, Part I. Posthumously there have appeared Elements of Dynamic, Part II; Collected Mathematical Papers; Lectures and Essays; Seeing and Thinking.
William Kingdon Clifford — English Mathematician born on May 04, 1845, died on March 03, 1879 William Kingdon Clifford FRS was an English mathematician and philosopher. Building on the work of Hermann Grassmann, he introduced what is now termed geometric algebra, a special case of the Clifford algebra named in his honour.
William Kingdon Clifford was an English mathematician and philosopher who worked extensively in many branches of pure mathematics and classical mechanics. Although he died young, he left a deep and long-lasting legacy, particularly in geometry. One of the main achievements that he is remembered for is his pioneering work on integrating Hamilton’s Elements of Quaternions with Grassmann’s.W. K. Clifford and the “Ethics of Belief” 3 to believe on such evidence as was before him that the ship could make the journey. He adds that even if the ship had made it safely to shore, the owner would still be guilty. This might lead one to assume that Clifford’s argument for evidentialism is essentially deontological - one has a duty to.Check out The Ways Of Love by Clifford T. Ward on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.co.uk.