[FOM] Hilbert and Beer Bottles

John Baldwin jbaldwin at uic.edu
Thu Aug 16 10:24:16 EDT 2007

Does anyone have exact (preferably on-line) reference for the
Hilbert quote on interpreting points as beer bottles.

I apologize as I think this on fom before but google search (or me)
is not up to finding a better location that somewhere in Reid's biography.

John T. Baldwin
Director, Office of Mathematics Education
Department of Mathematics, Statistics, 
and Computer Science  M/C 249
jbaldwin at uic.edu
Room 327 Science and Engineering Offices (SEO)
851 S. Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607

Assistant to the director
Jan Nekola: 312-413-3750

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