(8 Dec 1947 - )
American mathematician and writer who has published several books on mathematics, including Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics (1990) and The Mathematical Universe (1994). He has also penned a number of articles on historical aspects of mathematics.
Science Quotes by William Dunham (1 quote)
The material world begins to seem so trivial, so arbitrary, so ephemeral when contrasted with the timeless beauty of mathematics.
— William Dunham
In The Mathematical Universe: An Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems, and Personalities (1994), 160.