Hilbert

Front Cover
Springer-Verlag, 1970 - Biography & Autobiography - 290 pages
5 Reviews
"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

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
2
4 stars
2
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: Hilbert

User Review  - Chris Herdt - Goodreads

I 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

Review: Hilbert

User Review  - Bobbie Wu - Goodreads

Communication and simplification, the two most important elements in math studying, are what I learned from Hilbert. Read full review

Contents

Youth
1
Friends and Teachers
9
Doctor of Philosophy
15
Copyright

24 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information