×

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.

MSC:

01A99 History of mathematics and mathematicians

Keywords:

Gibbs Lecture
PDFBibTeX XMLCite
Full Text: DOI

References:

[1] Marshall H. Stone, Science and statecraft, Science vol. 105 (1947) pp. 507-510.
[2] F. J. Weyl, A survey of training and research in applied mathematics in the United States, a Report by the National Research Council Committee on Training and Research in Applied Mathematics, 1955, reproduced as a monograph by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. · Zbl 0072.24107
[3] A. Whitney Griswold, What we don’t know will hurt us: the power of liberal education, Harper’s Magazine, July, 1954, p. 76 ff.
[4] Alan T. Waterman, The National Science Foundation program in mathematics, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. vol. 60 (1954) pp. 207-214.
[5] P. A. M. Dirac, Proc. Roy. Soc. London. Ser. A, vol. 126 (1929-30) pp. 360-365; vol. 133 (1931) pp. 60-71.
[6] Hideki Yukawa, An attempt at a unified theory of elementary particles, Proceedings of the international conference of theoretical physics, Kyoto and Tokyo, 1953, Science Council of Japan, Tokyo, 1954, pp. 2 – 6; discussion, pp. 7 – 12.
This reference list is based on information provided by the publisher or from digital mathematics libraries. Its items are heuristically matched to zbMATH identifiers and may contain data conversion errors. In some cases that data have been complemented/enhanced by data from zbMATH Open. This attempts to reflect the references listed in the original paper as accurately as possible without claiming completeness or a perfect matching.