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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-9485(online) ISSN 0273-0979(print)

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Book Information

Author: Dirk van Dalen
Title: Mystic, geometer, and intuitionist. The life of L. E. J. Brouwer. Volume 1: The dawning revolution
Additional book information Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1999, xv+ 420 pp., ISBN 0-19-850297-4, £ 75.00


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Review Information

Reviewer: I. Grattan-Guinness
Affiliation: Middlesex University at Enfield
Email: ivor2@mdx.ac.uk
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 36 (1999), 529-532
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-99-00794-6
PII: S 0273-0979(99)00794-6
Published electronically: July 19, 1999
Review copyright: © Copyright 1999 American Mathematical Society