See also:British mathematician and divine, was
See also:born in
See also:Dublin on the 25th of
See also:September 1819 and educated at Trinity
See also:College in that city . Having become
See also:senior moderator in
See also:mathematics and a
See also:fellow of Trinity, he took
See also:holy orders, and was appointed regius
See also:professor of divinity in Dublin University in 1866, a position which he retained until 1888, when he was chosen
See also:provost of Trinity College . He was provost until his
See also:death on the 22nd of
See also:January 1904 . As a mathematician Salmon was a fellow of the Royal Society, and was
See also:president of the mathematical and
See also:physical section of the British Association in 1878 . He was a D.C.L. of
See also:Oxford and an LL.D. of Cambridge . His published mathematical
See also:works include: Analytic
See also:Geometry o Three Dimensions (1862),
See also:Treatise on Conic Sections (4th ed., 1863 and Treatise on the Higher
See also:Plane Curves (2nd ed., 1873) ; these books are of the highest value, and have been translated into several
See also:languages . As a theologian he wrote
See also:Historical Introduction to the Study of the New Testament (1885), The
See also:Infallibility of the
See also:Church (1888), Non-Miraculous
See also:Christianity (1881) and The Reign of
See also:Law (1873) .
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