Mother of Inventions by Mark Atwell

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Published by Lindsay Publishing .

Written in English

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Number of Pages250
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Open LibraryOL11745913M
ISBN 100967058309
ISBN 109780967058306

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Definition: People respond more effectively to urgency, or necessity, rather than their own motivation. Origin of Necessity is the Mother of Invention. This expression dates back to around the year B.C. It comes from the work Republic, written by the Greek philosopher, idea behind it is that having a problem.

The car engine, the phonograph, and hundreds of other important inventions were developed for purposes entirely different from the purposes with which we now associate them. So in a way, invention is the mother of necessity; technology “finds” a use after it’s invented, instead of being invented for a specific purpose.

The earliest actual usage of 'necessity is the mother of invention' that I can find in print is in Richard Franck's 'Northern Memoirs, calculated for the meridian of Scotland'.

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Plato is often credited with this phrase, however, the proverb necessity is the mother of invention was well known before the phrase appeared in translations of his works. More likely, the translator was responding to the meaning of Plato’s.

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He swept and swept and swept.―Necessity is the mother of invention.‖ * Look around you. Is there something that you could really use to make your life easier or safer? With the students in your group, identify some of these needs.

List these needs on your invention proposal sheet. Brainstorm ideas for solutions. When you have made a decision about an invention, sketch.

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