It is a melancholy experience for a professional mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics. The function of a mathematician is to do something, to prove new theorems, to add to mathematics, and not to talk about what he or other mathematicians... Letters to a Young Mathematician - Sivu ixtekijä(t) Ian Stewart - 2007 - 224 sivuaRajoitettu esikatselu - Tietoja tästä kirjasta
| Douglas M. Campbell, John C. Higgins - 1984 - 324 sivua
...of them had their origin in what he says, most gloomily, in the very first section of the Apology: **"It is a melancholy experience for a professional...mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics.** The function of a mathematician is to do something, to prove new theorems, to add to mathematics, and... | |
| Robert S. Albert - 1992 - 434 sivua
...Churchill: Four Faces and the Man. London: Allen Lane, The Penguin Press. A Mathematician's Apology GH HARDY **IT is a melancholy experience for a professional mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics.** The function of a mathematician is to do something, to prove new theorems, to add to mathematics, and... | |
| G. H. Hardy - 1992 - 158 sivua
...added a short statement of the chief points made by my critics in a note at the end. GHH 1 8 July 1940 **IT is a melancholy experience for a professional mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics.** The function of a mathematician is to do something, to prove new theorems, to add to mathematics, and... | |
| John Ewing - 1996 - 348 sivua
...of them had their origin in what he says, most gloomily, in the very first section of the Apology: **"It is a melancholy experience for a professional...mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics.** The function of a mathematician is to do something, to prove new theorems, to add to mathematics, and... | |
| C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither - 1998 - 506 sivua
...Intellectual Truths in Schools and Universities Volume 4, Number 2, October 1968 Hardy, Godfrey Harold **It is a melancholy experience for a professional mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics.** The function of a mathematician is to do something, to prove new theorems, to add to mathematics, and... | |
| Robert Kanigel - 1998 - 266 sivua
...Apology "as a book of desperate sadness," the product of a mathematician long past his creative prime. **"It is a melancholy experience for a professional...mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics,"** writes Hardy. As an old man now, washed up as a mathematician, writing about mathematics, he comes... | |
| Steven N. S. Cheung, 張五常 - 2001 - 250 sivua
...莫札特要創作， 那就只有天曉得。 天分奇高， 品味如是， 朋友 95 文學是不需要解釋的 96 **It is a melancholy experience for a professional mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics.** The function of a mathematician is to do something, to prove new theorems, to add to mathematics, and... | |
| Steven G. Krantz - 2005 - 308 sivua
...apology and a note of despair, but also a celebration of the mathematical life. In one passage Hardy says **It is a melancholy experience for a professional mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics.** The function of a mathematician is to do something, to prove new theorems, to add to mathematics, and... | |
| Nathalie Sinclair, William Higginson - 2007 - 288 sivua
...'meta'-mathematical activity) is not really the preferred activity or even the very business of mathematicians. **It is a melancholy experience for a professional mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics.** The function of a mathematician is to do something, to prove new theorems, to add to mathematics, and... | |
| Paul Anthony Samuelson - 1972 - 952 sivua
...charming A Mathematician's Apology he felt it necessary to apologise, beginning the book with the words: **It is a melancholy experience for a professional mathematician to find himself writing about mathematics.** The function of a mathematician is to do something, to prove new theorems, to add to mathematics, and... | |
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