Philip Davis

Philip Davis

The numbers are a catalyst that can help turn raving madmen into
polite humans.More Philip Davis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One of the endlessly alluring aspects of mathematics is that its thorniest paradoxes have a way of blooming into beautiful theories.More Philip Davis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One began to hear it said that World War I was the chemists' war, World War II was the physicists' war, World War III (may it never come) will be the mathematicians' war.More Philip Davis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Blindness to the aesthetic element in mathematics is widespread and can account for a feeling that mathematics is dry as dust, as exciting as a telephone book... Contrariwise, appreciation of this element makes the subject live in a wonderful manner and burn as no other creation of the human mind seems to do.More Philip Davis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most writers on the subject seem to agree that the typical working mathematician is a Platonist on weekdays and a formalist on Sundays.More Philip Davis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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