FOM: Reply to Professor Segal
cxm7 at po.cwru.edu
Wed Sep 2 17:43:48 EDT 1998
Speaking of members of Bourbaki
>Cartier agrees with Armand Borel, and goes on to list subsequent
>generations as follows:
>second: Schwartz, Serre, Samuel, Koszul, Dixmier, Godement, Eilenberg.
>third: Borel, Grothendieck, Bruhat, Cartier, Lang, Tate.
I don't believe Grothendieck was ever a member. He attended some
meetings. I have heard he declined to join as he found Bourbaki "too
conservative". Does anyone know any documentation besides Cartier's
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