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"Mathematician's Apology" Part 2

The first line of his A Mathematician’s Apology, G.H. Hardy, world renown English mathematician of the late 19th, early 20th century, notes his state of mind at the time of writing as one of melancholy. 581 more words

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"Mathematician's Apology" Part 1

G.H. Hardy’s A Mathematician’s Apology

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I must have read the back cover of A Mathematician’s Apology by G.H. Hardy, before I bought it. The notes included an endorsement by Graham Green, who “hailed it alongside Henry James’s notebooks ‘as the best account of what it is like to be a creative artist’.”  I have always had a desire to be creative, which I have been satisfying lately through my watercolor sketches. 438 more words

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Remembering Dad

Dad died 7 years ago yesterday (November 30 by the lunar calendar).  Thoughts of him have been in the back of my mind all month. 483 more words

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