Richard Courant

Richard Courant

Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the contemplative reason, and the desire for aesthetic perfection. Its basic elements are logic and intuition, analysis and construction, generality and individuality.More Richard Courant quotes [10/06/2011 03:10:26]
Calculus is the outcome of a dramatic intellectual struggle which has lasted for twenty-five hundred years.More Richard Courant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
With an absurd oversimplification, the "invention" of calculus [method in mathematics] is sometimes ascribed to two men, Newton and Leibniz.More Richard Courant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the comtemplative reason, and the desire for aestetic perfection.More Richard Courant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Starting in the seventeenth century, the general theory of extreme values - maxima and minima - has become one of the systematic integrating principles of science.More Richard Courant quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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