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For scholars and layman alike it is not philosophy but active experience in mathematics itself that alone can answer the question: What is mathematics?
The notion that the intellect can create meaningful postulational systems at its whim is a deceptive half-truth. Only under the discipline of responsibility to the organic whole, only guided by intrinsic necessity, can the free mind achieve results of scientific value.
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January 12, 1915
February 12, 2001
Herbert Ellis Robbins was an American mathematician and statistician. He did research in topology, measure theory, statistics, and a variety of other fields.
What Is Mathematics? (1941)
Selected Papers (1985)
Herbert Robbins Selected Papers (1985)
Introduction to Statistics (1975)
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