Josh on 29 Jul 2003 18:30:08 -0000 |
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Re: [hosers-talk] nmh question |
Tom Plagge sez: >> I've never understood why he wrote such a bad description of the Mean Value >> Theorem. DFW has a degree in math, right? So he should know the actual MVT. > >A degree in philosophy, actually, and a year's worth of work in mathematical >logic. So my guess is that it was character development for our boy Pemulis, >who, I think we were meant to conclude, was perhaps slightly full of shit. Not that a math degree would have guaranteed that he got it right. HALSADICK ! Josh -- josh blog: http://www.ellipsis.cx/~kortbein/blog/ _______________________________________________ hosers-talk mailing list hosers-talk@xxxxxxxxxxx http://lists.ellipsis.cx/mailman/listinfo/hosers-talk