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L. E. J. Brouwer: Topologist, Intuitionist, Philosopher: How Mathematics Is Rooted in Life
Dirk van Dalen
Publisher: Springer (2013)
Details: 875 pages, Hardcover
Topics: History of Mathematics, Biography
MAA Review[Reviewed by Fernando Q. Gouvêa, on 01/17/2013]
Dirk van Dalen's biography of L. E. J. Brouwer was originally published in two volumes by Oxford University Press. (See our reviews: volume one, volume two.) This new edition from Springer brings together both volumes into one large book. The author's preface indicates that
As the author points out, Springer recently published Brouwer's Selected Correspondence, which together with the biography provides excellent coverage of Brouwer's life and ideas.
Fernando Q. Gouvêa is the editor of MAA Reviews.