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Historical Events in the Background of Hilbert’s Seventh Paris Problem (2015)


David Hilbert’s lecture, “Mathematical Problems,” [Hilbert 1900] delivered in Paris in 1900 at the Second International Congress of Mathematicians, has long been recognized as marking a milestone in the history of mathematics. Certainly for Hilbert himself, this marked the single greatest event and a true turning point in his storied career. When historians and mathematicians have written about the so-called Hilbert problems, they have usually looked forward into the twentieth century, sometimes by viewing their resolution as markers for mathematical progress.

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Authors & Contributors
Corry, Leo
Sieg, Wilfried
Gray, Jeremy
Gauthier, Yvon
Rowe, David E.
Di, Li
Perspectives on Science
Historia Mathematica
Science in Context
Nei Menggu Shifan Daxue Xuebao (Ziran Kexue Ban)
Physics in Perspective
Revue d'Histoire des Mathématiques
Kluwer Academic
Oxford University Press
Formalization (philosophy)
Quantum mechanics
Hilbert, David
Minkowski, Hermann
Kronecker, Leopold
Klein, Felix
Dedekind, Richard
Gauss, Carl Friedrich
Time Periods
20th century, early
19th century
20th century
Paris (France)
Universität Göttingen
Göttingen. Universität

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