# Keith Devlin

British mathematician

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(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Keith James Devlin is a British mathematician and popular science writer. Since 1987 he has lived in the United States. He has dual British-American citizenship. Biography He was born and grew up in England, in Kingston upon Hull. There he attended a local primary school followed by Greatfield High School in Hull. In the last school year he was appointed head boy. Devlin earned a BSc in mathematics at King's College London in 1968, and a PhD in mathematics at the University of Bristol in 1971 under the supervision of Frederick Rowbottom.

## Keith Devlin's Published Works

### Published Works

- Logic and information (1991) (817)
- A weak version of ◊ which follows from 2ℵ0<2ℵ1 (1978) (213)
- Aspects of Constructibility (1973) (163)
- On the Singular Cardinals Problem (1981) (151)
- The Souslin problem (1974) (145)
- The math gene: How mathematical thinking evolved and why numbers are like gossip (2002) (143)
- Infosense: Turning Information into Knowledge (1999) (131)
- Marginalia to a theorem of Silver (1975) (115)
- The joy of sets : fundamentals of contemporary set theory (1993) (115)
- Mathematics Education for a New Era: Video Games as a Medium for Learning (2011) (109)
- Mathematics, the science of patterns : the search for order in life, mind, and the universe (1994) (108)
- The Joy of Sets (1993) (106)
- WHY UNIVERSITIES REQUIRE COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS TO TAKE MATH (2003) (106)
- Situation theory and situation semantics (2006) (101)
- Writing across the curriculum. (1981) (94)
- Goodbye, Descartes: The End of Logic and the Search for a New Cosmology of the Mind (1997) (90)
- Fundamentals of contemporary set theory (1979) (79)
- A Mathematician's Lament: How School Cheats Us Out of Our Most Fascinating and Imaginative Art Form (2009) (61)
- The Unfinished Game: Pascal, Fermat, and the Seventeenth-Century Letter that Made the World Modern (2008) (60)
- PROPER FORCING(Lecture Notes in Mathematics, 940) (1983) (55)
- Using video games to combine learning and assessment in mathematics education (2015) (54)
- Mathematics : The New Golden Age (1988) (52)
- THE COMPUTER MODELLING OF MATHEMATICAL REASONING (1986) (49)
- The Computer as Crucible: An Introduction to Experimental Mathematics (2008) (47)
- Some weak versions of large cardinal axioms (1973) (43)
- Language at Work: Analyzing Communication Breakdown in the Workplace to Inform Systems Design (1996) (41)
- The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution (2011) (41)
- The combinatorial principle ⋄# (1982) (40)
- Introduction to Mathematical Thinking (2012) (38)
- Surveys in set theory: THE YORKSHIREMAN'S GUIDE TO PROPER FORCING (1983) (38)
- The Math Instinct: Why You're a Mathematical Genius (Along with Lobsters, Birds, Cats, and Dogs) (2005) (34)
- Souslin Properties and Tree Topologies (1979) (32)
- A Note on the Normal Moore Space Conjecture (1979) (28)
- The Millennium Problems : The Seven Greatest Unsolved Mathematical Puzzles of Our Time (2002) (25)
- Viewpoint: the real reason why software engineers need math (2001) (24)
- Modeling Real Reasoning (2009) (22)
- The Axiom of Constructibility: A Guide for the Mathematician (1977) (22)
- Primary school students' perceptions of scaffolding in digital game-based learning in mathematics (2021) (22)
- A note on the combinatorial principles (1978) (21)
- The Numbers Behind NUMB3RS: Solving Crime with Mathematics (2007) (18)
- Sets, Functions, and Logic (1992) (17)
- An Introduction to the Fine Structure of the Constructible Hierarchy (1972) (16)
- The Music of Math Games (2014) (16)
- The logical structure of computer-aided mathematical reasoning (1997) (16)
- Kurt Gödel--Separating Truth from Proof in Mathematics (2002) (15)
- More on the free subset problem (1973) (15)
- Pragmatic phenomenological types. (2015) (15)
- Editorial: is Game-Based Math Learning Finally Coming of Age? (2015) (15)
- Order types, trees, and a problem of Erdős and Hajnal (1974) (15)
- Rather than scientific literacy, colleges should teach scientific awareness (1998) (14)
- Variations on \Diamond (1979) (14)
- Note on a theorem of J. Baumgartner (1972) (13)
- Reduced powers of $ℵ_2$-trees (1983) (11)
- INFORMATION IN THE STUDY OF HUMAN INTERACTION (2008) (11)
- Life by the Numbers (1998) (11)
- Confronting context effects in intelligence analysis: How can mathematics help? (2005) (11)
- Good-bye Descartes? (1996) (10)
- Jon Barwise's Papers on Natural Language Semantics (2004) (9)
- Situation Theory and the Design of Interactive Information Systems (1994) (9)
- The Development of Data Science: Implications for Education, Employment, Research, and the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development (2018) (9)
- A Mathematician Reflects on the Useful and Reliable Illusion of Reality in Mathematics (2008) (8)
- Situation Theory and Social Structure (1992) (8)
- Mathematics in popular culture : essays on appearances in film, fiction, games, television and other media (2012) (8)
- The consistency with CH of some consequences of Martin’s axiom plus $$2^{\aleph _0 } > \aleph _1 $$ (1978) (7)
- Non-Well-Founded Set Theory (1993) (7)
- Sentencing offenders in magistrates' courts (1970) (7)
- The Fine Structure Theory (1984) (6)
- Proof and other Dilemmas: What Will Count as Mathematics in 2100? (2008) (6)
- All numbers great and small (1984) (6)
- The Axiom of Constructibility (1993) (6)
- Variations on ◊ (1979) (6)
- Good stories, pity they’re not true (2004) (6)
- Some remarks on changing cofinalities (1974) (6)
- The Myth That Will Not Go Away (2007) (6)
- How Technology Has Changed What It Means to Think Mathematically (2019) (5)
- Kurepa's hypothesis and the continuum (1975) (5)
- A note on a problem of Erdös and Hajnal (1975) (5)
- Infons as mathematical objects (1992) (5)
- Indescribability properties and small large cardinals (1975) (5)
- Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Games Based Learning Ecgbl 2014 Replacing Pisa with Global Game Based Assessment (2014) (5)
- The Pascal-Fermat Correspondence: How Mathematics Is Really Done. (2010) (4)
- Logic for computer scientists : By Uwe Schöning. Birkhäuser, Therwill, Switzerland, 1989. Price SFr 48.00 (hardback), ISBN 3-7643-3453-3 (1990) (4)
- An alternative to Martin’s axiom (1976) (4)
- A Uniform Framework for Describing and Analyzing the Modern Battlfield (2011) (4)
- The Role of Conceptual Structure in Human Evolution (2000) (4)
- A new construction of a Kurepa tree with no Aronszajn subtree (1983) (4)
- Concerning the consistency of the Souslin hypothesis with the continuum hypothesis (1980) (4)
- Reduce Skills Teaching in the Mathematics Class. (1999) (4)
- Sets, Functions and Logic (1981) (4)
- Martin's Axiom Versus the Continuum Hypothesis (1978) (3)
- Remarks and Historical Notes (1984) (3)
- On hereditarily separable Hausdorff spaces in the constructible universe (1974) (3)
- Modeling the Resituation of Memory in Neurobiology and Narrative (2017) (3)
- Media X: the new liberal arts? (2002) (3)
- Networked information flow via stylized documents (1994) (2)
- Fermat's Last Theorem (1994) (2)
- Creating an educational tool that uses interactive representations to provide a new approach to mathematics learning (2021) (2)
- Naive Set Theory (1993) (2)
- Test Tube Computing with DNA (1995) (2)
- Constructibility and the continuum (1973) (2)
- Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World (2017) (2)
- Formulas for primes (1984) (2)
- How Mathematicians Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Computer (2017) (2)
- Iterated souslin forcing, the principles ⋄(E) and a generalisation of the axiom SAD (1978) (2)
- The Perfect Medium (2011) (2)
- What Is Experimental Mathematics? (2008) (2)
- Ordinal and Cardinal Numbers (1993) (2)
- Mathematical proofs in the computer age (1996) (2)
- Sets and functions (1981) (1)
- Sets, Functions and Logic: Basic concepts of university mathematics (1981) (1)
- The Badly Taught High School Calculus Lesson and the Mathematical Journey It Led Me To (2015) (1)
- Teaching mathematics as a way of thinking – not calculating (2021) (1)
- Algebra wa Al-Muqabala: an Essay by the Uniquely Wise ʾAbel Fath Omar Bin Al-Khayyam on Algebra and EquationsBy Omar Khayyam, translated by Roshdi Khalil (2009) (1)
- Snake Eyes in the Garden of Eden (2000) (1)
- The Man of Numbers (2012) (1)
- Planting the Seeds of Algebra, 3-5: Explorations for the Upper Elementary Grades (2014) (1)
- Sets, Functions, and Logic: An Introduction to Abstract Mathematics, Third Edition (2017) (1)
- Data Science in Education, Employment, Research: Data Revolution for Sustainable Development (2018) (1)
- Scientific Heat about Cold Hits (2007) (1)
- Morass-like constructions of ℵ2-trees in L (1981) (1)
- Hierarchies of constructible sets (1977) (1)
- All the math that's fit to print : articles from the Manchester guardian (1994) (1)
- Layered formalism and zooming in the analysis of stylized documents (1994) (1)
- A Mathematician at the Ballpark (2005) (1)
- Measurable cardinals and a combinatorial principle of Jensen (1973) (1)
- Behind Fancy Fences: Algebra Connections (2015) (0)
- Fractions in Action: From Work with Teachers, Students, and Parents (Grades 3–5) (2015) (0)
- 6 A Very Boring Book (2017) (0)
- What Is That Number (2008) (0)
- The Story of 0 (1984) (0)
- 4 The Statue (2017) (0)
- Letters to the editor (1989) (0)
- The Kurepa hypothesis (1973) (0)
- In retrospect (1997) (0)
- Evaluate the Following Integral (2008) (0)
- The Souslin hypothesis (1973) (0)
- Information flow: the logic of distributed systems by Jon Barwise and Jerry Seligman (1998) (0)
- Behind Multiplication Musings: Algebra Connections (2015) (0)
- 13 The Missing Link (2017) (0)
- The Computer Knows More Math Than You Do (2008) (0)
- Reasoning in a Human Mode (1998) (0)
- Fancy Fences: The Lesson (Grades 4–5) (2015) (0)
- 3 First Steps (2017) (0)
- Answers and Reflections (2008) (0)
- Prelude. Sputnik and Calculus (2017) (0)
- Additional Reading and References (2008) (0)
- Beyond Circling Circles: More Problems to Explore (2015) (0)
- Suggested Further Reading (2011) (0)
- Review: Peter G. Hinman, Recursion-theoretic hierarchies (1980) (0)
- State of Play (2011) (0)
- Move Over Fermat, Now It's Time for Beal's Problem (1998) (0)
- 1 The Flood Plain (2017) (0)
- Some Topics in Pure Set Theory (1979) (0)
- Chapter VI: The Fine Structure Theory (1984) (0)
- Chapter II: The Constructible Universe (1984) (0)
- Computer mathematics reaches its prime (1984) (0)
- The Zermelo—Fraenkel Axioms (1993) (0)
- Another slice of pi (1984) (0)
- Recent Book: The Use of Prisons: The English Penal System in Transition (1970) (0)
- On Forcing with Souslin Trees (1973) (0)
- 8 Publishing Fibonacci: From the Cloister to Amazon.Com (2017) (0)
- Book Review (2005) (0)
- K+-Trees in L and the Fine Structure Theory (1984) (0)
- Book Review: Recursion-theoretic hierarchies (1980) (0)
- The generalised Souslin hypothesis for successor cardinals (1973) (0)
- Preface to the Series Perspectives in Mathematical Logic (2016) (0)
- The Jensen hierarchy of constructible sets (1973) (0)
- Use of language in mathematics (1981) (0)
- Remark on a theorem of D. H. Fremlin concerning K-analytic Hausdorff spaces (1979) (0)
- Using dynamic, interactive representations to overcome known obstacles to mathematics learning (2019) (0)
- Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory (1973) (0)
- True beyond reasonable doubt (1984) (0)
- THE MATHEMATICAL ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA. (0)
- The combinatorial principles □κ (1973) (0)
- The combinatorial property (1974) (0)
- The real numbers (1981) (0)
- Numbers in the Garden and Geometry in the Jungle. (2002) (0)
- Colouring by numbers (1984) (0)
- 15 Leonardo and the Birth of Modern Finance (2017) (0)
- Chapter VII: Trees and Large Cardinals in $L$ (1984) (0)
- Review: Criminal Justice and the Treatment of Offenders (1969) (0)
- 2 The Manuscript (2017) (0)
- From five stars down (1996) (0)
- The Oxen of the Sun (or how Archimedes’ number came up 2000 years too late) (1984) (0)
- Small large cardinals (1973) (0)
- Mathematics Education and Gee's 36 Video Game Learning Principles (2011) (0)
- The fine structure of the Jensen hierarchy (1973) (0)
- Weakly compact cardinals and the generalised Souslin hypothesis (1973) (0)
- Mathematicians discuss the Snowden revelations (2014) (0)
- Iterated forcing Jensen style (1974) (0)
- How Jensen killed a souslin tree (1974) (0)
- Trees and Large Cardinals in L (1984) (0)
- Diagrammatic Reasoning in Higher Education 9 November – 11 November 2018 (2018) (0)
- Medium large cardinals (1973) (0)
- Four famous problems (1977) (0)
- Fringe maths (1997) (0)
- Applications of V=L in mathematics (1977) (0)
- The gap-2 two cardinals theorem. (Jensen) (1973) (0)
- Mod mathematics 1801 style (1984) (0)
- What Is the Quadrillionth Decimal Place of π (2008) (0)
- BOOK REVIEWS (1999) (0)
- A problem in measure theory (1977) (0)
- What Is ""Doing Mathematics"" Anyway? (2011) (0)
- 12 Manuscript Hunting, Part II (Success at Last) (2017) (0)
- Infinite Trees and the Axiom of Constructibility (1981) (0)
- The axiom of constructibility, the condensation lemma, and the consistency of the generalised continuum hypothesis (1973) (0)
- BOOLEAN VALUED MODELS AND INDEPENDENCE PROOFS IN SET THEORY (1978) (0)
- 11 Manuscript Hunting, Part I (Failures) (2017) (0)
- The kilderkin approach through a silicon gate (1984) (0)
- Chapter IV: $\kappa^{+}$ Trees in $L$ and the Fine Structure Theory (1984) (0)
- Martin's axiom and the consistency of SH (1974) (0)
- TBSH_A_559896_P 130..134 (2011) (0)
- ω 1-Trees in L (1984) (0)
- The Most Important Function in Mathematics (2008) (0)
- 14 This Will Change the World (2017) (0)
- Homogeneous souslin trees and lines (1974) (0)
- Micro-maths: Mathematical Problems and Theorems to Consider and Solve on a Computer (1984) (0)
- The Language of Mathematics (1998) (0)
- Large large cardinals (1973) (0)
- Souslin's hypothesis (1974) (0)
- 100 year old problem solved (1984) (0)
- Morasses and the Cardinal Transfer Theorem (1984) (0)
- The constructible universe (1973) (0)
- Jech Thomas. Set theory . Pure and applied mathematics. Academic Press, New York, San Francisco, and London, 1978, xi + 621 pp. (1981) (0)
- ESSLLI 2001, Helsinki, Finland The Mathematics of Information (2001) (0)
- The Story of 0: Despite zero's intriguing history, it's a bit player in the numbers game. (2000) (0)
- Independence Proofs in Set Theory (1993) (0)
- Symbols of Success: New Representations for Teaching and Doing Mathematics (2017) (0)
- Money in the equation (1997) (0)
- Mathematic Proficiency: A New Focus in Mathematics Education (2011) (0)
- The Gap-1 two cardinals theorem (1973) (0)
- Chapter VIII: Morasses and the Cardinal Transfer Theorem (1984) (0)
- What is set theory (1977) (0)
- Towards con(ZFC+CH+SH) : A false start (1974) (0)
- Stuff We Left Out (Until Now) (2008) (0)
- Ineffable cardinals and the generalised Kurepa hypothesis (1973) (0)
- Primes and secret codes (1984) (0)
- A Situation-Theoretic Analysis of Stylized Documents (2007) (0)
- Topics in Pure Set Theory (1993) (0)
- Chapter III: $\omega_1$-Trees in $L$ (1984) (0)
- Strongly compact cardinals and relative constructibility (1973) (0)
- Rigid souslin trees and lines (1974) (0)
- Pi and chips (1984) (0)
- What Is Mathematics and What Does It Do for Us? (2018) (0)
- 5 A Walk along the Pisan Riverbank (2017) (0)
- A Mathematical Mystery Tour (1985) (0)
- BOOK REVIEWS (1999) (0)
- Appendix. Guide to the Chapters of Liber Abbaci (2017) (0)
- Glossary of Notation (1984) (0)
- Publications received (1998) (0)
- An Electronic companion to calculus (1997) (0)
- What is a Computation (1995) (0)
- Discussion: Does A New Kind of Science Require a New Kind of Scholar or a New Kind of University? (2002) (0)
- Information-based Model for Knowledge Management (2007) (0)
- Playing the Negadecimal Game (1995) (0)
- A uniform framework for describing and analyzing the modern battlefield ∗ FEASIBILITY STUDY , July 2011 (2012) (0)
- Perelman's Possible Poincaré Proof (2004) (0)
- Circling Circles: The Lesson (Grade 3) (2015) (0)
- Beyond Fancy Fences: More Problems to Explore (2015) (0)
- Developing Mathematical Proficiency in a Video Game (2011) (0)
- The Key Features of Gaming (2011) (0)
- Building a Successful Math Ed Video Game (2011) (0)
- Danger! Always Exercise Caution When Using the Computer (2008) (0)
- 16 Reflections in a Medieval Mirror (2017) (0)
- Take It to the Limit (2008) (0)
- Journal club (2008) (0)
- Beyond Multiplication Musings: More Problems to Explore (2015) (0)
- Language at work - analyzing communication in the workplace to inform systems design (1996) (0)
- Seven up (1994) (0)
- Algebra and Beyond (2011) (0)
- Euclid Would Have Taught Math This Way (2011) (0)
- 10 Reading Fibonacci (2017) (0)
- Multiplication Musings: The Lesson (Grades 3–4) (2015) (0)
- Behind Circling Circles: Algebra Connections (2015) (0)

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