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Friday, July 23, 2010

Keith Devlin Changes His Mind

I clicked to this "Edge" page to read a blurb by Keith Devlin on changing his mind about mathematical Platonism:

http://www.edge.org/q2008/q08_4.html

....but then realized the entire section (from 2008) was interesting, on science-types answering the question, "What have you changed your mind about?" It starts here:

http://www.edge.org/q2008/q08_1.html

and the 150+ contributors are indexed here for easier sorting through:

http://www.edge.org/q2008/q08_index.html#contributors

ADDENDUM: the latest book co-authored by Devlin, "The Computer As Crucible" (on experimental mathematics), was just reviewed here:

http://tinyurl.com/23yg94f

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