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Эрик Темпл Белл

Дата рождения: 7. Февраль 1883
Дата смерти: 21. Декабрь 1960

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Эрик Темпл Белл — американский математик и автор научно-фантастических книг. Эрик Белл публиковал свои работы в начале творческой деятельности под псевдонимом Джон Тейн. В честь учёного названы полиномы Белла.

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Цитаты Эрик Темпл Белл

„Science makes no pretension to eternal truth or absolute truth“

—  Eric Temple Bell
Context: Science makes no pretension to eternal truth or absolute truth; some of its rivals do. That science is in some respects inhuman may be the secret of its success in alleviating human misery and mitigating human stupidity. p. 291

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„Euclid taught me that without assumptions there is no proof. Therefore, in any argument, examine the assumptions.“

—  Eric Temple Bell
Context: Euclid taught me that without assumptions there is no proof. Therefore, in any argument, examine the assumptions. Then, in the alleged proof, be alert for inexplicit assumptions. Euclid's notorious oversights drove this lesson home. Mathematics Magazine, Vol. 23-24. (1949), p. 161

„The pursuit of pretty formulas and neat theorems can no doubt quickly degenerate into a silly vice, but so also can the quest for austere generalities which are so very general indeed that they are incapable of application to any particular.“

—  Eric Temple Bell
Context: The pursuit of pretty formulas and neat theorems can no doubt quickly degenerate into a silly vice, but so also can the quest for austere generalities which are so very general indeed that they are incapable of application to any particular.<!--1986 ed., p. 488

„Any impatient student of mathematics or science or engineering who is irked by having algebraic symbolism thrust on him should try to get on without it for a week.“

—  Eric Temple Bell
Context: Some of his deepest discoveries were reasoned out verbally with very few if any symbols, and those for the most part mere abbreviations of words. Any impatient student of mathematics or science or engineering who is irked by having algebraic symbolism thrust on him should try to get on without it for a week. p. 226

„The mistakes and unresolved difficulties of the past in mathematics have always been the opportunities of its future;“

—  Eric Temple Bell
Context: The mistakes and unresolved difficulties of the past in mathematics have always been the opportunities of its future; and should analysis ever appear to be without or blemish, its perfection might only be that of death. p. 283

„Fashion as king is sometimes a very stupid ruler.“

—  Eric Temple Bell
Context: Fashion as king is sometimes a very stupid ruler. As was observed a little way back, the kernel of Plücker's theory of geometric dimensionality is that the dimensionality of a given space is not an absolute constant, but depends upon the elements, accepted as irreducible, in terms of which the space is described. p. 146

„I have always hated machinery, and the only machine I ever understood was a wheelbarrow, and that but imperfectly.“

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Context: Some, of my unmathematical friends have incautiously urged me to include a note about the origin of modern calculating machines. This is the proper place to do so, as the Queen of queens has enslaved a few of these infernal things to do some of her more repulsive drudgery. What I shall say about these marvelous aids to the feeble human intelligence will be little indeed, for two reasons: I have always hated machinery, and the only machine I ever understood was a wheelbarrow, and that but imperfectly. p. 274

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