Fine Hall in its Golden Age
Our faith in mathematics is not likely to wane if we openly acknowledge that the personalities of even the greatest mathematicians may be as flawed as those of anyone else. The greater a mathematician, the more important it is to bring out the contradictions in his or her personality Psychologists of the future, if they should ever read such accounts, may better succeed in explaining what we, blinded by prejudice, would rather not face up to.
KeywordsDisjunctive Normal Form Axiomatic Method Great Mathematician Tongue Twister Franciscan Friar
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- Alonzo Church, Conditioned Disjunction as a Primitive Connective for the Propositional Calculus, Portugalie Mathematica, no.7, 1948, 87-90.Google Scholar