Euclid's windows and our mirrors - review of Euclid's Window by Leonard Mlodinow

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Robert P. Langlands
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Langlands
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Notices of the American Mathematical Society


Portrait engraved by van Schooten the younger, editor and translator of the Latin edition of La géometrie.
Descartes said of it, "La barbe & les habits ne ressemblent aucunement."
(From the Rosenwald Collection at the Institute in Princeton)

Year: 
2002
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