Underwood Dudley Quotes (1 quote)
“Historians often do not mention the truly important features of daily life, like games, concentrating instead on tedious political maneuvering.”
Numerology: Or, What Pythagoras Wrought (MAA 1997, 10th edition), p. 148, ISBN 0-88385-524-0
“There are only a few images that are not forced to provide meaning, or have to go through the filter of a specific idea.”
Photography, or the Writing of Light (2000)
“'But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.'”
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
“Most of the trouble in the world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has.”
―William S. Burroughs
The Adding Machine: Selected Essays (1985), The Name is Burroughs
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Bio: Underwood Dudley is a mathematician, formerly of DePauw University, who has written a number of research works and textbooks but is best known for his popular writing. Most notable are several books describing crank mathematics by people who think they have squared the circle or done other impossible things.
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