HISTORY OF SCIENCE (MS 1268-1317)
On Egyptian characteristics, both mental and physical. The Egyptians lacked generalizing power, but possessed engineering skill, as evidenced in the construction of the Great Pyramids. Also some caustic remarks directed toward the journal Scientific American which carried descriptions of inventions and advised on such matters as the removal of greasepaint.
Egyptian science, Pyramids of Egypt, history of see also Astronomy history of; Mathematics history of
10 pp., unfinished; plus a second draft of 13 pp.
HISTORY OF SCIENCE