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Hardy, Godfrey H.
1877-1947. British mathematician.
absurdum, which Euclid
loved so much, is one of a mathematician's finest weapons. It is a far
finer gambit than any chess play: a chess player may offer the sacrifice
of a pawn or even a piece, but a mathematician offers the game. A Mathematician's Apology, London, Cambridge University Press, 1941.