Von Mises, Richard, 1883-1953

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Dates:
Birth 1883-04-19
Death 1953-07-14
Americans
German, English

Biographical notes:

Von Mises, mathematician and philosopher of science, was Gordon McKay Professor of Aerodynamics and Applied Mathematics at Harvard. He collected German and Austrian literature, and particularly the works of Rainer Maria Rilke.

From the description of Papers, 1908-1950. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122357330

Von Mises was an Austrian-born American mathematician, engineer, and positivist philosopher who notably advanced statistics and probability theory. Rilke was an Austro-German poet.

From the guide to the Richard Von Mises papers concerning Rainer Maria Rilke, 1919-1953., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Von Mises was an Austrian-born American mathematician, engineer, and positivist philosopher, and Harvard faculty member. Rilke was an Austro-German poet.

From the description of Papers concerning Rainer Maria Rilke, 1919-1953. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77947956

Von Mises taught aerodynamics and applied mathematics at Harvard.

From the description of Papers of Richard von Mises, 1893-1953 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973129

From the description of Notes for Engineering Sciences 11b, aerodynamics / R. v. Mises, 1942. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512396

Richard Edler Von Mises, mathematician and philosopher of science, was Gordon McKay Professor of Aerodynamics and Applied Mathematics at Harvard. He collected German and Austrian literature, and particularly the works of Rainer Maria Rilke.

From the guide to the Richard Von Mises papers, 1908-1950., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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Subjects:

  • Applied mathematics
  • Mathematics--Study and teaching (Higher)
  • Austrian poetry--20th century
  • Science--Philosophy
  • Austrian poetry--19th century

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  • Translator
  • Mathematicians
  • Editors
  • Collector
  • Poets

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