mathesis universalis

noun

mathesis uni·​ver·​sa·​lis
-ˌyünəvə(r)ˈsālə̇s
: a universal mathematics or calculus
specifically : a system envisaged by Leibniz as a foundation for reasoning in all of the sciences

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Etymology

New Latin, universal mathesis

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“Mathesis universalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mathesis%20universalis. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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