Breakthroughs In Mathematics (new American Library)

Breakthroughs In Mathematics (new American Library)
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The nine mathematicians whose works are represented in the following pages are among the most famous in the whole history of mathematics. Each of them made a significant con- contribution to the science—a contribution which changed the succeeding course of the development of mathematics. That is why we have called this book Breakthroughs in Mathe- Mathematics. Just as surely as there are technological breakthroughs which change our way of living, so are there breakthroughs in the pure sciences which have such an impact that they af- affect all succeeding thought.