Émile Borel

A Life in Mathematics and Politics Across Two Centuries

  • Pierre Guiraldenq

    École Centrale de Lyon, France
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Front MatterDownload pp. i–iv
ForewordDownload pp. v–vi
Foreword to the French editionDownload pp. vii–viii
PrefaceDownload pp. ix–x
1His youth: A string of accomplishments (1871–1900)pp. 1–10
2The rise of a scientist (1900–1914)pp. 11–29
3The Great War and the return to peace (1914–1924)pp. 31–40
4From science to politics (1924–1940)pp. 41–53
5Scientific activity between the two wars (1925–1940)pp. 55–65
6A long and final march towards the future (1940–1956)pp. 67–84
Supplement to the English editionpp. 85–95
Appendixpp. 96–110