Bourbaki : a secret society of mathematics /

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Main Author: Mashaal, Maurice.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Providence, RI : American Mathematical Society, c2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • A group forms
  • The story of a name
  • Young turks against stubborn priests
  • Bourbaki's \'El\'ements de Math\'ematique
  • Towards axioms and structures
  • A snapshot of Bourbaki's work: Filters
  • The Bourbaki seminar
  • Subtle and austere schoolboys
  • "For the honor of the human spirit"
  • New math in the classroom
  • An immortal mathematician?
  • Acknowledgments
  • Bibliography
  • Photo credits
  • Appendix

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