FOM: Russell quotation
vladik at cs.utep.edu
Wed Nov 22 11:08:21 EST 2000
A good notation has a subtlety and suggestiveness which at times make it almost
seem like a live teacher.
Quoted in J R Newman, The World of Mathematics (New York 1956).
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> Subject: FOM: Russell quotation
> From: Thomas Forster <T.Forster at dpmms.cam.ac.uk>
> Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 10:50:37 +0000
> There is a remark of Russell's somewhere to the effect that a
> good notation should guide the reader like a ... somethingorother.
> I'd be very grateful to anyone who can tell me where it comes
> from. (5 marks) Part Two - where did i read it? (15 marks)
> (I've being leant on to produce some exam questions - sorry)
> Thomas Forster
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