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Mathematics and the future of science. (English) Zbl 0077.00202
The thirtieth Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture, delivered at Rochester, New York on December 27, 1956.

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01A99 History of mathematics and mathematicians
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Gibbs Lecture
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