The Apprenticeship of a Mathematician

Voorkant
Springer Science & Business Media, 1992 - 197 pagina's

"Extremely readable recollections of the author... A rare testimony of a period of the history of 20th century mathematics. Includes very interesting recollections on the author's participation in the formation of the Bourbaki Group, tells of his meetings and conversations with leading mathematicians, reflects his views on mathematics. The book describes an extraordinary career of an exceptional man and mathematicians. Strongly recommended to specialists as well as to the general public."

EMS Newsletter (1992)

"This excellent book is the English edition of the author's autobiography. ... This very enjoyable reading is recommended to all mathematicians."
Acta Scientiarum Mathematicarum (1992)

 

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Inhoudsopgave

Growing Up
13
At the Ecole Normale
35
First Journeys First Writings
45
India
61
Strasbourg and Bourbaki
93
The War and I A Comic Opera in Six Acts
123
Finnish Fugue
129
Arctic Intermezzo
135
Under Lock and Key
138
Serving the Colors
151
A Farewell to Arms
166
The Americas Epilogue
175
Index of Names
193
Copyright

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