“This therefore, is mathematics: she reminds you of the
invisible forms of the soul; she gives light to her own
discoveries; she awakens the mind and purifies the intellect; she
brings light to our intrinsic ideas; she abolishes oblivion
More than seventy-five years ago, Founding Director Abraham
Flexner sought to create with the Institute for Advanced Study a
haven where “scholars and scientists may regard the world and
its phenomena as their laboratory, without being carried off...