(7 Jan 1929 - )
English mathematician and writer whose varied career included working as journalist, actor, radio announcer, teacher, research physicist, before orienting toward mostly mathematics and education. Since 1967, Holt has written or co-authored over two dozen books and contributed articles to periodicals for mathematics education.
Science Quotes by Michael Holt (1 quote)
The truth of the matter is that, though mathematics truth may be beauty, it can be only glimpsed after much hard thinking. Mathematics is difficult for many human minds to grasp because of its hierarchical structure: one thing builds on another and depends on it.
— Michael Holt
As co-author with D.T.E. Marjoram, Mathematics in a Changing World (1973).