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Introduction to Mathematics – Whitehead

Today in the library I came across this little book – An Introduction to Mathematics – by Whitehead, 1911. Yes, the same Alfred North Whitehead, coauthor of the Principia Mathematica along with Bertrand Russell. Its a wonderful read, this little book. It doesn’t teach mathematics but it explains much of its spirit. And explains it …

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Everyone and no one wants to save the world

This is an old blog entry by the now well known Julian Assange. This is reproduced here from Assange’s old blog which is available from web archive. I really wonder if he could talk like that in real life: “You do not need to justify the possession of these noble instincts. Such attributes are normally …