## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 26th January

#### Quotation of the day

##### From Eliakim Moore
We lay down a fundamental principle of generalization by abstraction:
"The existence of analogies between central features of various theories implies the existence of a general theory which underlies the particular theories and unifies them with respect to those central features...."
Quoted in H Eves Mathematical Circles Revisited (Boston 1971).