Monthly Archives: August 2012

Proofs

“In mathematics the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it.” Georg Cantor (1845-1918) Advertisements

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The purpose of mathematics

“I see it, but I don’t believe it.” Georg Cantor (1845-1918)

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The mind of a Mathematician

“the two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.” Rene Descartes (1596-1650) How does a mathematician think?

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