David Hilbert and his mathematical work

@article{Weyl1944DavidHA,
  title={David Hilbert and his mathematical work},
  author={Hermann Weyl},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society},
  year={1944},
  volume={50},
  pages={612-654}
}
  • H. Weyl
  • Published 1 September 1944
  • Mathematics
  • Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
A great master of mathematics passed away when David Hilbert died in Gottingen on February the 14th, 1943, at the age of eighty-one. In retrospect it seems to us that the era of mathematics upon which he impressed the seal of his spirit and which is now sinking below the horizon achieved a more perfect balance than prevailed before and after, between the mastering of single concrete problems and the formation of general abstract concepts. Hilbert’s own work contributed not a little to bringing… 
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