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The case of Evgenii Sergeevich Lyapin

Abstract:

One of the major issues facing mathematics at present is the demand for immediate applications. Another (historical) example of such a policy may be found in Soviet ideological interference in mathematics, of which I will give a short description, before illustrating it with an account of an ideological attack on the Russian algebraist E. S. Lyapin.

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Published
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
Research group:
History of mathematics
Oxford college:
Queen's College
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Funding agency for:
Hollings, C
Grant:
F/08 772/F
Publisher:
Institute of Mathematics and its Applications
Journal:
Mathematics Today Journal website
Volume:
48
Issue:
4
Pages:
184–186
Publication date:
2012-08-01
ISSN:
1361-2042
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-02-04

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