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Mystic, geometer, and intuitionist: The life of L.E.J.Brouwer Vol.1. The dawning revolution

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Mystic, geometer, and intuitionist: The life of L.E.J.Brouwer Vol.1. The dawning revolution

Mystic, geometer, and intuitionist: The life of L.E.J.Brouwer Vol.1. The dawning revolution By Dirk Van Dalen
1999 | 456 Pages | ISBN: 0198502974 | DJVU | 6 MB


A remarkable and independent thinker, Luitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer was a leader in twentieth century mathematics and in Dutch cultural life, where he was the key figure in a number of controversial issues, including a campaign to reverse the boycott of German scientists. In mathematics, he was a founder of modern topology and the creator of intuitionism, one of the most important schools of thought on the philosophy of mathematics. This biography discusses his fascinating life and provides a detailed analysis of his work