FOM: History and f.o.m.
pratt at cs.Stanford.EDU
Fri Jan 23 18:52:05 EST 1998
From: Harvey Friedman <friedman at math.ohio-state.edu>
>I do think that a discussion of why history is interesting and/or important
>for f.o.m. is appropriate for fom.
Phew, glad I agree with Harvey on some things. :)
Every subject's history is very important to that subject. Not only
does it tell you where you've been, it helps in predicting where you're
going and charting a course.
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