# Talk:Elements-of-Euclid

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## Not really a deductive system?

*By now people realize that the Elements are not really a deductive system, and indeed were not intended to be one.* Ineed? Since this contradicts the opening paragraph, "Euclid's Elements constitute a typical deductive system" I think a rather authoritative reference is required. Richard Pinch (talk) 21:37, 26 November 2016 (CET)

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