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Truesdell, C. (Clifford)
Six Lectures On Modern Natural Philosophy (Inscribed By Author To Hilda Geiringer Von Mises)
Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1966. 17 Pp. Brown Cloth Stamped In Black. A Bright, Clean, Unworn, Unmarked Example. No Fading, Hinges Tight. Inscribed By Truesdell "For Hilda V. Mises From Her Admiring If Incorrigible Friennd Clifford." Hilda Geiringer (1893?1973) Was An Austrian Mathematician.She Was Born In 1893 In Vienna, Austria Into A Jewish Family. She Received Her Ph.D. From The University Of Vienna In 1917 Under The Guidance Of Wilhelm Wirtinger With A Thesis Entitled "Trigonometrische Doppelreihen" About Fourier Series In Two Variables. She Spent The Following Two Years As Leon Lichtenstein's Assistant Editing The Jahrbuch Über Die Fortschritte Der Mathematik, A Mathematics Review Journal. Although Trained As A Pure Mathematician, Geiringer Moved Towards Applied Mathematics To Fit In With The Work Being Undertaken At The Institute Of Applied Mathematics. Her Work At This Time Was On Statistics, Probability Theory, And Also On The Mathematical Theory Of Plasticity. She Submitted A Thesis For Her Habilitation To Qualify As An Instructor At The University Of Berlin, But It Was Not Immediately Accepted. Geiringer Lost The Right To Teach At The University In December 1933. In Fact, She Had Been Proposed For Appointment To The Position Of Extraordinary Professor In 1933 But The Proposal Had Been ?Put On Hold? Once The Civil Service Law Came Into Effect Two Months After Adolf Hitler Attained Power. This Law Disqualified Jews From Serving As Teachers, Professors, Judges, Or In Other Government Positions. Geiringer Left Germany After She Was Dismissed From The University Of Berl … [Click Below for Full Description]
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