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#### Great Stuff By David Hilbert That I'll Never Finish Reading

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) …

#### Quote of the Day

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.

#### Hilbert's paradox of Grand Hotel

**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

#### Hilbert Effect

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