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Fear and Freedom: The Struggle For a Secular France
In the name of laïcite, France's version of secularism, a myriad of laws banning conspicuous religious symbols have been implemented over the last few decades, generating controversial debates over the legality, necessity, ...
Algebra's Tragic Hero
This work argues that the 19th century French mathematician, Évariste Galois, died in a duel of love rather than of politics. It also proposes that, contrary to the legend that the mathematical establishment unfairly ...