New England and Wiener’s Early Training, 1901–1905

  • P. R. Masani
Part of the Vita Mathematica book series (VM, volume 5)


Wiener was fundamentally molded by the democracy of the New England of his childhood days. Later in life he came to value his sojourns away from New England because they let him see “the great lines of its spiritual character” from a distance [53h, p. 48].


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© Birkhäuser Verlag Basel 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. R. Masani
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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