Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)KWH/B/18/118
TitleNote from Charles Babbage, Dorset Street [London], to Harness
Extent1 item
DescriptionAsks whether the third volume of [? Chalmers' ] works can be borrowed for him, refuting as it does Hume's view of miracles; 'It is of little consequence who first discovers truth provided we have it'
2 July 1840

[Charles Babbage (1791-1871) mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer; best known for originating the concept of a digital programmable computer]
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