nLab Hans Freudenthal

Hans Freudenthal (17 September 1905 – 13 October 1990) was a Dutch mathematician, who worked in algebraic topology and also created an influential direction in mathematics education.

Selected writings

Introducing the Freudenthal suspension theorem (and the terminology “stem of homotopy groups of spheres”):

On Lie groups:

  • Hans Freudenthal, Lie groups in the foundations of geometry, Advances in Mathematics 1 (1965) 145 - 190 (dspace)

On teaching mathematics:

  • Hans Freudenthal, Why to teach mathematics so as to be useful, 1968, pdf
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