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  • Its visible and religious forms then give way to abstract formulae, which in their turn are slowly replaced by the rational manifestation of the philosophic principles of law that gains the victory in the final stage of development, designated by Vico as that of civil and human law.
  • It is only in the latter case that the formulae of the elastic solid accepted, the results are more complicated, in that when (µ' - is are to replace (D' - D)/D by 3(K' - K)/(K'-1-2K), where K, K' are theory are applicable to light.
  • Though rejected by the Jesuits, who found peripatetic formulae a faithful weapon against the enemies of the church, Cartesianism was warmly adopted by the Oratory, which saw in Descartes something of St Augustine, by Port Royal, which discovered a connexion between the new system and Jansenism, and by some amongst the Benedictines and the order of Ste Genevieve.
  • Besides the logarithms and the calculating rods or bones, Napier's name is attached to certain rules and formulae in spherical trigonometry.
  • "Napier's rules of circular parts," which include the complete system of formulae for the solution of right-angled triangles, may be enunciated as follows.

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