MAA Writing Awards
Recent Advances in the Foundations of Euclidean Plane Geometry
Year of Award: 1956
Award: Chauvenet Prize
Publication Information: The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 66 (1955), pp. 2-17
Summary: The author gives a pictorial account of some of Hilbert’s geometric axioms and a simple explanation of the algebraic problems which these pose.
About the Author: (from The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 62, (1955)) R.H. Bruck was at the University of Wisconsin at the time of publication.