Philip Davis

Philip Davis

In the realm of ideas, of mental objects, those ideas whose properties are reproducible are called mathematical objects, and the study of mental objects with reproducible properties is called mathematics.More Philip Davis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The numbers are a catalyst that can help turn raving madmen into
polite humans.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]
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]

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