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Second-Rate Minds: my second post

I just published my second post over at Second-Rate Minds, the mathematical writing blog launched by Samuel Hansen and I back in August. This is a comment/review piece about my reading of G.H. Hardy’s influential 1940 essay A Mathematicians Apology. You may remember we took the name of the blog Second-Rate Minds from a quote from the Apology. As an attempt to be provocative, the piece is entitled: ‘Hardy’s Apology: what’s to dislike?

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