Weil, André 19061998
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Works:  177 works in 1,050 publications in 10 languages and 11,803 library holdings 

Genres:  History Biography Records and correspondence 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree 
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Most widely held works about
André Weil
 The apprenticeship of a mathematician by André Weil( Book )
 At home with André and Simone Weil by Sylvie Weil( Book )
 Chez les Weil : André et Simone by Sylvie Weil( Book )
 Henri Cartan & André Weil mathématiciens du XXe siècle by Journées mathématiques XUPS( Book )
 The story of maths by Marcus Du Sautoy( Visual )
 André Weil (19061998)( Book )
 En casa de los Weil : André y Simone by Sylvie Weil( Book )
 To infinity and beyond : mathematics in modern times( Visual )
 Henri Cartan, André Weil, mathématiciens du XXe siècle( Book )
 Aurel Wintner papers by Aurel Wintner( )
 André Weil, 6 May 19066 August 1998 by Armand Borel( Book )
 Weil, André( )
 Theosophical values and the theosophical life : what are they and how do we practice? by Ralph Hannon( Recording )
 Weil, Andre : mathematics( )
 Symbolien metsässä : matemaattisia esseitä( Book )
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Most widely held works by
André Weil
Basic number theory by
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84 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Itpzf}JlOV, li~oxov uoq>ZUJlCJ. 7:WV Al(JX., llpoj1. AE(Jj1. The first part of this volume is based on a course taught at Princeton University in 196162; at that time, an excellent set ofnotes was prepared by David Cantor, and it was originally my intention to make these notes available to the mathematical public with only quite minor changes. Then, among some old papers of mine, I accidentally came across a longforgotten manuscript by ChevaIley, of prewar vintage (forgotten, that is to say, both by me and by its author) which, to my taste at least, seemed to have aged very welt It contained abrief but essentially com plete account of the main features of c1assfield theory, both local and global; and it soon became obvious that the usefulness of the intended volume would be greatly enhanced if I inc1uded such a treatment of this topic. It had to be expanded, in accordance with my own plans, but its outline could be preserved without much change. In fact, I have adhered to it rather c10sely at some critical points
84 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Itpzf}JlOV, li~oxov uoq>ZUJlCJ. 7:WV Al(JX., llpoj1. AE(Jj1. The first part of this volume is based on a course taught at Princeton University in 196162; at that time, an excellent set ofnotes was prepared by David Cantor, and it was originally my intention to make these notes available to the mathematical public with only quite minor changes. Then, among some old papers of mine, I accidentally came across a longforgotten manuscript by ChevaIley, of prewar vintage (forgotten, that is to say, both by me and by its author) which, to my taste at least, seemed to have aged very welt It contained abrief but essentially com plete account of the main features of c1assfield theory, both local and global; and it soon became obvious that the usefulness of the intended volume would be greatly enhanced if I inc1uded such a treatment of this topic. It had to be expanded, in accordance with my own plans, but its outline could be preserved without much change. In fact, I have adhered to it rather c10sely at some critical points
Number theory : an approach through history from Hammurapi to Legendre by
André Weil(
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47 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Number Theory or arithmetic, as some prefer to call it, is the oldest, purest, liveliest, most elementary yet sophisticated field of mathematics. It is no coincidence that the fundamental science of numbers has come to be known as the "Queen of Mathematics." Indeed some of the most complex conventions of the mathematical mind have evolved from the study of basic problems of number theory. André Weil, one of the outstanding contributors to number theory, has written an historical exposition of this subject; his study examines texts that span roughly thirtysix centuries of arithmetical work  from an Old Babylonian tablet, datable to the time of Hammurapi to Legendre's Essai sur la Théorie des Nombres (1798). Motivated by a desire to present the substance of his field to the educated reader, Weil employs an historical approach in the analysis of problems and evolving methods of number theory and their significance within mathematics. In the course of his study Weil accompanies the reader into the workshops of four major authors of modern number theory (Fermat, Euler, Lagrange and Legendre) and there he conducts a detailed and critical examination of their work. Enriched by a broad coverage of intellectual history, Number Theory represents a major contribution to the understanding of our cultural heritage.  A very unusual book combining thorough philological exactness, keen observation, apt comments of the essential points, picturesque fantasy, enthusiastic love of the subject, and brilliant literary style: a romantic novel of documents. It is both number theory and its history in an inseparable oneness, helping us understand the very roots and the first big stage of progress of this discipline. The author, one of the most prominent number theorists ... chose to give us a broad perspective of the birth of modern number theory.Periodica Mathematica Hungaria The volume under review ... a discursive, expository, leisurely peek over the shoulders of several great authors in number theory ... is perhaps unique in the enthusiasm it has inspired. Mathematical Reviews
47 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Number Theory or arithmetic, as some prefer to call it, is the oldest, purest, liveliest, most elementary yet sophisticated field of mathematics. It is no coincidence that the fundamental science of numbers has come to be known as the "Queen of Mathematics." Indeed some of the most complex conventions of the mathematical mind have evolved from the study of basic problems of number theory. André Weil, one of the outstanding contributors to number theory, has written an historical exposition of this subject; his study examines texts that span roughly thirtysix centuries of arithmetical work  from an Old Babylonian tablet, datable to the time of Hammurapi to Legendre's Essai sur la Théorie des Nombres (1798). Motivated by a desire to present the substance of his field to the educated reader, Weil employs an historical approach in the analysis of problems and evolving methods of number theory and their significance within mathematics. In the course of his study Weil accompanies the reader into the workshops of four major authors of modern number theory (Fermat, Euler, Lagrange and Legendre) and there he conducts a detailed and critical examination of their work. Enriched by a broad coverage of intellectual history, Number Theory represents a major contribution to the understanding of our cultural heritage.  A very unusual book combining thorough philological exactness, keen observation, apt comments of the essential points, picturesque fantasy, enthusiastic love of the subject, and brilliant literary style: a romantic novel of documents. It is both number theory and its history in an inseparable oneness, helping us understand the very roots and the first big stage of progress of this discipline. The author, one of the most prominent number theorists ... chose to give us a broad perspective of the birth of modern number theory.Periodica Mathematica Hungaria The volume under review ... a discursive, expository, leisurely peek over the shoulders of several great authors in number theory ... is perhaps unique in the enthusiasm it has inspired. Mathematical Reviews
Foundations of algebraic geometry by
André Weil(
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55 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic is one of the cornerstones of modern algebraic geometry. At the same time, it is entirely selfcontained, assuming no knowledge whatsoever of algebraic geometry, and no knowledge of modern algebra beyond the simplest facts about abstract fields and their extensions, and the bare rudiments of the theory of ideals
55 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic is one of the cornerstones of modern algebraic geometry. At the same time, it is entirely selfcontained, assuming no knowledge whatsoever of algebraic geometry, and no knowledge of modern algebra beyond the simplest facts about abstract fields and their extensions, and the bare rudiments of the theory of ideals
Number theory for beginners by
André Weil(
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27 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
27 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elliptic functions according to Eisenstein and Kronecker by
André Weil(
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38 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"As a contribution to the history of mathematics, this is a model of its kind. While adhering to the basic outlook of Eisenstein and Kronecker, it provides new insight into their work in the light of subsequent developments, right up to the present day. As one would expect from this author, it also contains some pertinent comments looking into the future. It is not however just a chapter in the history of our subject, but a wideranging survey of one of the most active branches of mathematics at the present time. The book has its own very individual flavour, reflecting a sort of combined EisensteinKroneckerWeil personality. Based essentially on Eisenstein's approach to elliptic functions via infinite series over lattices in the complex plane, it stretches back to the very beginnings on the one hand and reaches forward to some of the most recent research work on the other. (...) The persistent reader will be richly rewarded." A. Fröhlich, Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society, 1978
38 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"As a contribution to the history of mathematics, this is a model of its kind. While adhering to the basic outlook of Eisenstein and Kronecker, it provides new insight into their work in the light of subsequent developments, right up to the present day. As one would expect from this author, it also contains some pertinent comments looking into the future. It is not however just a chapter in the history of our subject, but a wideranging survey of one of the most active branches of mathematics at the present time. The book has its own very individual flavour, reflecting a sort of combined EisensteinKroneckerWeil personality. Based essentially on Eisenstein's approach to elliptic functions via infinite series over lattices in the complex plane, it stretches back to the very beginnings on the one hand and reaches forward to some of the most recent research work on the other. (...) The persistent reader will be richly rewarded." A. Fröhlich, Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society, 1978
Dirichlet series and automorphic forms. Lezioni Fermiane by
André Weil(
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30 editions published in 1971 in 3 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
30 editions published in 1971 in 3 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'intégration dans les groupes topologiques et ses applications by
André Weil(
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68 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
68 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Œuvres scientifiques = Collected papers by
André Weil(
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48 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
48 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction à l'étude des variétés kählériennes by
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44 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
44 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adeles and algebraic groups by
André Weil(
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8 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume contains the original lecture notes presented by A. Weil in which the concept of adeles was first introduced, in conjunction with various aspects of C.L. Siegels work on quadratic forms. These notes have been supplemented by an extended bibliography, and by Takashi Onos brief survey of subsequent research. Serving as an introduction to the subject, these notes may also provide stimulation for further research
8 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume contains the original lecture notes presented by A. Weil in which the concept of adeles was first introduced, in conjunction with various aspects of C.L. Siegels work on quadratic forms. These notes have been supplemented by an extended bibliography, and by Takashi Onos brief survey of subsequent research. Serving as an introduction to the subject, these notes may also provide stimulation for further research
Discontinuous subgroups of classical groups; lectures [given at] the University of Chicago by
André Weil(
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29 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
29 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Courbes algébriques et variétés abéliennes by
André Weil(
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13 editions published in 1971 in French and Italian and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published in 1971 in French and Italian and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sur les espaces à structure uniforme et sur la topologie générale by
André Weil(
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13 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in French and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in French and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The apprenticeship of a mathematician by
André Weil(
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42 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mein Leben, oder zumindest das, was diesen Namen verdient ein außer gewöhnlich glückliches Leben mit einigen Schicksalsschlägen erstreckte sich auf die Zeit zwischen dem 6. Mai 1906, dem Tag meiner Geburt, und dem 24. Mai 1986, dem Todestag meiner Frau und Gefährtin Eveline. Wenn auf diesen Seiten, die ihr gewidmet sind, von meiner Frau recht wenig die Rede sein wird, heißt das nicht, daß sie in meinem Leben und in meinen Gedanken einen geringen Platz eingenommen hätte. Sie war im Gegenteil, beinahe vom Tag unserer ersten Begegnung an, so eng damit verwoben, daß von mir oder von ihr zu sprechen ein und dasselbe ist. Ihre Anwesenheit beziehungsweise ihre Abwesenheit bestimmte die Textur meines ganzen Lebens. Was könnte ich anderes dazu sagen, als daß unsere Ehe eine von jenen war, die La Rochefoucauld Lügen strafen? {raquo}Fulsere vere candidi mihi soles ... {laquo} Ebenso wird meine Schwester kaum erwähnt werden. Es ist schon lange her, daß ich meine Erinnerungen an sie Simone Petrement mitgeteilt habe, die sie in ihre gute Biographie La vie de Simone Weil einfließen ließ, wo man viele Einzelheiten über unsere gemeinsame Kindheit erfahren kann, und es wäre unnötig, dies hier zu wiederholen. Als Kinder waren wir unzertrennlich, aber ich war der große Bruder und sie die kleine Schwester. Später waren wir selten zusammen, und meist sprachen wir in scherzhaftem Ton miteinander, denn sie hatte ein fröhliches und humorvolles Naturell, wie alle, die sie kannten, bestätigt haben
42 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mein Leben, oder zumindest das, was diesen Namen verdient ein außer gewöhnlich glückliches Leben mit einigen Schicksalsschlägen erstreckte sich auf die Zeit zwischen dem 6. Mai 1906, dem Tag meiner Geburt, und dem 24. Mai 1986, dem Todestag meiner Frau und Gefährtin Eveline. Wenn auf diesen Seiten, die ihr gewidmet sind, von meiner Frau recht wenig die Rede sein wird, heißt das nicht, daß sie in meinem Leben und in meinen Gedanken einen geringen Platz eingenommen hätte. Sie war im Gegenteil, beinahe vom Tag unserer ersten Begegnung an, so eng damit verwoben, daß von mir oder von ihr zu sprechen ein und dasselbe ist. Ihre Anwesenheit beziehungsweise ihre Abwesenheit bestimmte die Textur meines ganzen Lebens. Was könnte ich anderes dazu sagen, als daß unsere Ehe eine von jenen war, die La Rochefoucauld Lügen strafen? {raquo}Fulsere vere candidi mihi soles ... {laquo} Ebenso wird meine Schwester kaum erwähnt werden. Es ist schon lange her, daß ich meine Erinnerungen an sie Simone Petrement mitgeteilt habe, die sie in ihre gute Biographie La vie de Simone Weil einfließen ließ, wo man viele Einzelheiten über unsere gemeinsame Kindheit erfahren kann, und es wäre unnötig, dies hier zu wiederholen. Als Kinder waren wir unzertrennlich, aber ich war der große Bruder und sie die kleine Schwester. Später waren wir selten zusammen, und meist sprachen wir in scherzhaftem Ton miteinander, denn sie hatte ein fröhliches und humorvolles Naturell, wie alle, die sie kannten, bestätigt haben
Der Briefwechsel by
Jakob Bernoulli(
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14 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyse: L'un des principaux correspondants est le Genevois Nicolas Fatio de Duillier
14 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyse: L'un des principaux correspondants est le Genevois Nicolas Fatio de Duillier
Arithmétique et géométrie sur les variétés algébriques by
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9 editions published in 1935 in French and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
9 editions published in 1935 in French and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adeles and algebraic groups by
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22 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A web version in pdf format of the printed version of the title
22 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A web version in pdf format of the printed version of the title
Essais historiques sur la théorie des nombres by
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14 editions published in 1975 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published in 1975 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sur les courbes algébriques et les variétés qui s'en déduisent by
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8 editions published between 1948 and 1951 in French and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published between 1948 and 1951 in French and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Variétés abéliennes et courbes algébriques by
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6 editions published between 1948 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 1948 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Bernoulli, Jakob 16541705 Author
 Weil, Simone 19091943 Author
 Weil, Sylvie
 Weil family
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 Truesdell, C. (Clifford) 19192000 Editor
 Kummer, Ernst Eduard Author
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Abelian varieties Adeles Algebra Algebraic fields Algebraic functions Algebraic varieties Authors, French Bernoulli, Jakob, Bourbaki, Nicolas Cantor, Georg, Cartan, Henri, Class field theory Cohen, Paul J., Continuum hypothesis Curves, Algebraic Cyclotomy Dirichlet series Elliptic functions Europe Families Forms, Quadratic Forms (Mathematics) France Functions, Abelian Generalized spaces Geometry Geometry, Algebraic Grothendieck, A.(Alexandre) Group theory Hilbert, David, Hilbert's tenth problem Incompleteness theorems Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Linear algebraic groups Mathematicians Mathematics Mathematics, Chinese Number theory Poincaré, Henri, Point set theory Riemann hypothesis Robinson, Julia, Study skills Switzerland Topology United States Weil, André, Weil, Simone, Weil, Sylvie Weil family
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