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Privatdozent is a newsletter on the history mathematics written by @jorgenveisdal. You can follow the newsletter on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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What To Read: Jørgen Veisdal is obsessed with genius, eccentricity and mathematics
This week, we interviewed Jørgen Veisdal, who writes Privatdozent, a publication on the history of mathematics, physics and economics. This interview has been lightly edited for length and clarity. What’s your Substack about in one sentence? Privatdozent…
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Jørgen Veisdal

Author of Privatdozent. Associate Professor.