Hilbert"It presents a sensitive portrait of a great human being. It describes accurately and intelligibly on a nontechnical level the world of mathematical ideas in which Hilbert created his masterpieces. And it illuminates the background of German social history against which the drama of Hilberts life was played. Beyond this, it is a poem in praise of mathematics." SCIENCE 
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User Review  Chris Herdt  GoodreadsI skimmed this. I was looking for the origins of Hilbert's Grand Hotel (which I did not find, but is presumably from a lecture he gave in the 1920s), but it was still an interesting look at the life ... Read full review
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User Review  Bobbie Wu  GoodreadsCommunication and simplification, the two most important elements in math studying, are what I learned from Hilbert. Read full review
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