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Howard Whitley Eves (10 January 1911 New Jersey 6 June 2004) American mathematician, known for his work in geometry and the history of mathematics.

"An expert problem solver must be endowed with two incompatible qualities, a restless imagination and a patient pertinacity."



"A formal manipulator in mathematics often experiences the discomforting feeling that his pencil surpasses him in intelligence."
Howard W. Eves

Source: Mathematical Circles, Boston: Prindle, Weber and Schmidt, 1969.


 

 


 

 

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