Harold Edwards replies

Edwards, Harold
September 2004
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall2004, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p6
Academic Journal
Presents the reply letter in response to Eric Grunwald's criticisms regarding the author's review of three mathematical books about the Riemann hypotheses in vol.26, 2004 issue of the "Mathematical Intelligence" journal. Citation of Marcus Du Sautoy's failure to substantiate the sources of his stories; Speculation on the possible invention of information to justify assertions; Clarification on the use of a non-mathematician's perception in reviewing the literature.


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