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Published by Springer-Verlag in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Courant, Richard, 1888-1972,
  • Mathematicians -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementConstance Reid.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA29.C68 R44
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4886556M
ISBN 100387901949
LC Control Number76017062

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Book: Courant in Göttingen and New York: The Story of an Improbable Mathematician *Author: Constance ReidReviewer: Kerry S. Havner, Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering (Solid Mechanics) and Mat. Get this from a library! Courant in Göttingen and New York: the story of an improbable mathematician. [Constance Reid] -- Biographical account of mathematician, Richard Courant, who had been removed by the Nazis from his position as director of the internationally famous mathematics institute in Göttingen and emigrated. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: , [16] Seiten: Illustrationen: Contents: Alpha and Omega Courant in Göttingen and New York. The Story of an Improbable Mathematician. New York, Heidelberg, Berlin: Springer-Verlag. ISBN Medawar, Jean; Pyke, David (). Hitler's Gift: The True Story of the Scientists Expelled by the Nazi Regime. New York: Arcade Publishing. ISBN

Richard Courant. (Book Reviews: Courant in Gottingen and New York. The Story of an Improbable Mathematician). C. Reid, Courant in Göttingen and New York. The story of an improbable mathematician (Springer-Verlag, New York, ), pp. - Volume 23 Issue 3 - D. Martin.   David E. Rowe, “Otto Neugebauer and Richard Courant: On Exporting the Göttingen Approach to the History of Mathematics,” Mathematical Intelligencer, 34 (2)(): 29– Google Scholar [30]. Quick Info Born 8 January Lublinitz, Germany (now Lubliniec, Poland) Died 27 January New Rochelle, New York, USA Summary Richard Courant was a Polish-born applied mathematician best known for founding the Institute named after him in New York.

He returned to Göttingen to continue his research after World War I, and founded and headed the university's Mathematical Institute. In , Courant left Germany for England, from whence he went on to the United States after a year. In , he became a professor at the New York . CONSTANCE REID, Courant in Göttingen and New York: The Story of an Improbable Mathematician, Springer- Verlag, New York, 75 Years of Herbert Robbins: The Professional and Personal Sides Article. New York Donor bostonpubliclibrary External-identifier urn:oclc:record Extramarc OhioLINK Library Catalog Foldoutcount 0 Identifier courantingotting00cons Identifier-ark ark://t0ns4rp7k Invoice Isbn Lccn Ocr ABBYY FineReader Openlibrary OLM Openlibrary_edition OLM Openlibrary_work. Search for books, ebooks, and physical media Search Search for books, articles, library site, almost anything Find Advanced Search Tips Combined Search Books & Media Articles & more.