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Euclid's Parallel Postulate: Its Nature, Validity and Place in Geometrical Systems

Euclid's Parallel Postulate: Its Nature, Validity and Place in Geometrical Systems
by John William Withers

Publisher: Open Court Publishing Co. 1904
ISBN/ASIN: 1298881366
Number of pages: 214

Description:
The parallel postulate is the only distinctive characteristic of Euclid. To pronounce upon its validity and general philosophical significance without endeavoring to know what Non-Euclideans have done would be an inexcusable blunder. For this reason I have given in the following pages what might otherwise seem to be an undue prominence to the historical aspect of my general problem.

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