John B. Conway Quote

To many, mathematics is a collection of theorems. For me, mathematics is a collection of examples; a theorem is a statement about a collection of examples and the purpose of proving theorems is to classify and explain the examples...


Subnormal Operators (ed. Pitman Advanced Publishing Program, 1981) - ISBN: 9780273085201

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To many, mathematics is a collection of theorems. For me, mathematics is a collection of examples; a theorem is a statement about a collection of...

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To many, mathematics is a collection of theorems. For me, mathematics is a collection of examples; a theorem is a statement about a collection of...

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To many, mathematics is a collection of theorems. For me, mathematics is a collection of examples; a theorem is a statement about a collection of...

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To many, mathematics is a collection of theorems. For me, mathematics is a collection of examples; a theorem is a statement about a collection of...