FOM: 20 Great Minds of the century

Peter Schuster pschust at
Wed Feb 28 05:04:27 EST 2001

Miguel A. Lerma wrote: 

>Nobody thought of Bertrand Russell? 


Ditto for L.E.J. Brouwer. Foundations of mathematics 
and mathematical logic would look fairly different 
today without him, for instance, Wittgenstein's 
later philosophy, and Goedel's work. A great mind 
presumably does not have to coincide with an easy 

Name: Peter M. Schuster
Position: Wissenschaftlicher Assistent
Instituition: University of Munich, Mathematics Department
Research interest: constructive mathematics

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