Contributor biographical information for The first six books of the Elements of Euclid, in which coloured diagrams and symbols are used instead of letters for the greater ease of learners / by Oliver Byrne.


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Werner Oechslin (b.1944) studied art history, archaeology, philosophy and mathematics. After doctoral studies in Zurich in 1970 he taught at MIT and Harvard University. Since 1985 he has been a professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, where he led the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture from 1986 to 2006. His research focuses on architectural theory and the cultural history of architecture. His most recent publication is Palladianismus: Andrea Palladio - Werk und Wirkung (2008). He is the founder of Bibliothek Werner Oechslin_in Einsiedeln.

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Euclid. -- Elements.
Geometry -- History.
Byrne, Oliver.
De Morgan, Augustus, -- 1806-1871.