Carl B. Allendoerfer
(4 Apr 1911 - 29 Sep 1974)
American mathematician who is remembered for his contributions to the field of topology, and to mathematics education.
Science Quotes by Carl B. Allendoerfer (1 quote)
The inner circle of creative mathematicians have the well-kept trade secret that in a great many cases theorems come first and axioms second.
— Carl B. Allendoerfer
In 'The Narrow Mathematician', The American Mathematical Monthly (Jun-Jul 1962), 69, No. 6, 464.