# Edward Nelson

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**Edward Nelson** (May 4, 1932 – September 10, 2014) was a professor in the Mathematics Department at Princeton University. He was known for his work on mathematical physics and mathematical logic.

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## Quotes[edit]

- The subject matter of mathematics is the expressions themselves together with the rules for manipulating them—nothing more.
- Nelson, E. (1986).
*Predicative Arithmetic*. Princeton: Princeton University Press. p. 173. ISBN 0-691-08455-6. OCLC 14001745.

- Nelson, E. (1986).
- Intellectual property is an oxymoron.
- (2015). "Edward Nelson (1932–2014)".
*The Review of Symbolic Logic***8**(03): 607–610. ISSN 1755-0203. DOI:10.1017/S1755020315000015.

- (2015). "Edward Nelson (1932–2014)".