(22) In 1862, the philosopher, writer, and geometrist
Professor Lawrence Sluter Benson argued that pi is equal to 3.141592+.
For Diderot this is proven by the experience of the blind geometrist
, for whom even the concept of perspective is therefore potentially intelligible.
For a time, Braque was a geometrist
who believed in being intuitive and even wild, while Picasso had the penetrating vision of the primitive butbelieved, again for a time, in being geometrical, even accepting the idea that his work involved the fourth dimension as a kind of fancy compliment.
The engineering student needs to know that we are all scientists, or scientists by other names: geometrists
, designers, and trackers (hunters) of form.