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We who are heirs to three recent centuries of scientific development can hardly imagine a state of mind in which many mathematical objects were regarded as symbols of spiri- tual Truth” (Philip Davis and Reuben Hersh, The Mathematical Experience, 1981). Mathematics and lust. “I tell them that if they will occupy themselves with the study of mathematics they will find in it the best remedy against the lusts of the flesh” (Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain, 1924). Newton’s magic. , 1988). Mathematical corpse.
Which brilliant mathematician was forced to become a human guinea pig and was subjected to drug experiments to reverse his homosexuality? (Hint: He was a 1950s computer theorist whose mandatory drug therapy made him impotent and caused his breasts to enlarge. ) A famous female mathematician. Maria Agnesi (1718–1799) is one of the most famous female mathematicians of the last few centuries and is noted for her work in differential calculus. When she was seven years old, she mastered the Latin, the Greek, and the Hebrew languages, and at age nine she published a Latin discourse defending higher education for women.
The value of puzzles. “It is a wholesome plan, in thinking about logic, to stock the mind with as many puzzles as possible, since these serve much the same purpose as is served by experiments in physical science” (Bertrand Russell, Mind, 1905). A mathematical nomad. What legendary mathematician, and one of the most prolific mathematicians in history, was so devoted to math that he lived as a nomad with no home and no job? Sexual contact revolted him; even an accidental touch by anyone made him feel uncomfortable.
A Passion for Mathematics by C. Pickover