Hermann Weyl

[Revised entry by John L. Bell and Herbert Korté on June 1, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Hermann Weyl was a great and versatile mathematician of the 20th century. His work had a vast
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[Revised entry by John L. Bell and Herbert Korté on June 1, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Hermann Weyl was a great and versatile mathematician of the 20th century. His work had a vast range, encompassing analysis, algebra, number theory, topology, differential geometry, spacetime theory, quantum mechanics, and the foundations of mathematics. His scientific writing is informed by a rare literary and artistic sensibility - in his words, "Expression and shape mean almost more to me than knowledge itself". He was...

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