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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

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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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Barrau, J.A. 1910. Review of Brouwer 1907A2, Jahrbuch über die Fortschritte der Mathematik, 38 (1907), 81-84.
Hardwick, C.S. 1977. (Ed. with J. Cook), Semiotics and significs. The correspondence between Charles S. Peirce and Victoria Lady Welby, Bloomington (Indiana University Press).
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  • D. van Dalen, The war of the frogs and the mice, or the crisis of the Mathematische Annalen, Math. Intelligencer 12 (1990), no. 4, 17–31. MR 1076531, DOI 10.1007/BF03024028
  • Walter P. van Stigt, Brouwer’s intuitionism, Studies in the History and Philosophy of Mathematics, vol. 2, North-Holland Publishing Co., Amsterdam, 1990. MR 1075018
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    Weyl, C.H.H. 1915. Review of Brouwer 1912D and 1912G, Jahrbuch über die Fortschritte der Mathematik, 43(1912), 527-528.

    Review Information:

    Reviewer: I. Grattan-Guinness
    Affiliation: Middlesex University at Enfield
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 36 (1999), 529-532
    Published electronically: July 19, 1999
    Review copyright: © Copyright 1999 American Mathematical Society