# A mathematician out of his time: Ventura Reyes Prosper.

Extracta Mathematicae (1996)

- Volume: 11, Issue: 2, page 306-314
- ISSN: 0213-8743

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topCobos, J.. "A mathematician out of his time: Ventura Reyes Prosper.." Extracta Mathematicae 11.2 (1996): 306-314. <http://eudml.org/doc/38459>.

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abstract = {Hormigón [1991] says that The introduction of modern mathematical ideas in Spain was carried out mainly by three authors: García de Galdeano, Torres Quevedo and Rey Pastor. Being true the affirmation about these authors, one name at least is missing. The efforts of Ventura Reyes Prosper to introduce the new mathematical ideas in Spain were at least simultaneous in time, although maybe far fruitless. Reyes Prosper is also worth of mention by his research work. He was the first Spanish mathematician able to publish in foreign leading mathematical journals. His work was pioneering in non-euclidean geometry and, with some reservations, in mathematical logic. Besides this, the core of our interest is that Reyes Prosper was natural from Extremadura. The first, maybe the only, outstanding scientist of this land.},

author = {Cobos, J.},

journal = {Extracta Mathematicae},

keywords = {Historia de la ciencia; Matemáticas; Biografía; Investigación científica; Geometría proyectiva; Lógica matemática; modern mathematics; Spain; historiography of symbolic logic; non-Euclidean geometry; biography; bibliography},

language = {eng},

number = {2},

pages = {306-314},

title = {A mathematician out of his time: Ventura Reyes Prosper.},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/38459},

volume = {11},

year = {1996},

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SP - 306

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AB - Hormigón [1991] says that The introduction of modern mathematical ideas in Spain was carried out mainly by three authors: García de Galdeano, Torres Quevedo and Rey Pastor. Being true the affirmation about these authors, one name at least is missing. The efforts of Ventura Reyes Prosper to introduce the new mathematical ideas in Spain were at least simultaneous in time, although maybe far fruitless. Reyes Prosper is also worth of mention by his research work. He was the first Spanish mathematician able to publish in foreign leading mathematical journals. His work was pioneering in non-euclidean geometry and, with some reservations, in mathematical logic. Besides this, the core of our interest is that Reyes Prosper was natural from Extremadura. The first, maybe the only, outstanding scientist of this land.

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