Some Points that I Appreciate

鹦鹉螺
2018-05-06 看过

a. The value of pure mathematics lies in the eternity of its beauty

b. The significance of mathematics consists of generality and depths

c. Curiosity, pride, and ambition are the incentives to research

d. The work of mathematicians is to observe the mathematical reality

e. Mathematics are more practical than physics, since the model of math is much closer to mathematical reality than that of physics to physical reality

f. As physics goes toward idealism (quantum theory), math stands on the materialistic position

g. Math is more useful than many sciences, while utility places a restraint on the grandeur of mathematics

h. Real mathematics is innocuous, while trivial mathematics (aerodynamics) is useful but dangerous

i. Mathematics is a subject of youth

j. Real mathematicians never regret pursuing a career of doing mathematics

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