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Atiyah 20th century mathematics
Edited by Abe Shenitzer and John Stillwell
Mathematics in the 20th Century'
Michael Atiyah
If you talk about the end of one century and the beginning of the next you have two
choices, both of them difficult. One is to survey the mathematics over the past hundred
years; the other is to predict the mathematics of the next hundred years. I have cho-
sen the more difficult task. Everybody can predict and we will not be around to find
out whether we were wrong. But giving an impression of the past is something that
everybody can disagree with.
All I can do is give you a personal view. It is impossible to cover everything, and
in particular I will leave out significant parts of the story, partly because I am not an
expert, and partly because they are covered elsewhere. I will say nothing, for example,
about the great events in the area betw

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