And then *this* came across my Twitter feed (@Nebusj, for the record):

376 more words“The Foundations of Geometry” by David Hilbert https://t.co/bBVG5wpARQ

— Geometry Fact (@GeometryFact) …

And then *this* came across my Twitter feed (@Nebusj, for the record):

376 more words“The Foundations of Geometry” by David Hilbert https://t.co/bBVG5wpARQ

— Geometry Fact (@GeometryFact) …

57 more wordsIn dealing with mathematical problems, specialization plays, as I believe, a still more important part than generalization. Perhaps in most cases where we unsuccessfully seek the answer to a question, the cause of the failure lies in the fact that problems simpler and easier than the one in hand have been either incompletely solved, or not solved at all.

**INTRODUCTION**

Hilbert’s Hotel Paradox or Hilbert’s paradox of the Grand Hotel is a thought experiment proposed by German mathematician, David Hilbert in a 1924 lecture “Über das Unendliche” reprinted and popularized through George Gamow’s 1947 book “One..Two..Three.. 784 more words

Human beings tend to measure the influence of a person(s) on a particular field of study by associating their name to cornerstones. For example: Urysohn lemma… 373 more words

I admit this is getting ridiculous. What will hence be known as my “Electric Trilogy” (See The Electric Monk, September 23rd and The Electric Caterpillar, October 1st) has arrived for its third installment in a way so absurd that I hesitate to elaborate on it. 895 more words

In this post I wish to expand my understanding about, “asking Why?“.

In 1930, David Hilbert gave radio address lecture. I want to discuss following paragraph from that lecture (when translated to English): 401 more words