# Mathematician:George Finlay Simmons

## Mathematician

American mathematician who has worked in topology and classical analysis.

Renowned for both his teaching abilities and his first-class text books.

Also notable for taking the unusual stance of casting doubt upon the importance of the legacy of René Descartes.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 1925
- 1946: B.S. California Institute of Technology
- 1948: M.S. University of Chicago
- 1957: Ph.D. Yale University
- 1962: Joined Colorado College as a lecturer

## Theorems and Definitions

## Publications

- 1963:
*Introduction to Topology and Modern Analysis* - 1972:
*Differential Equations* - 1981:
*Precalculus Mathematics in a Nutshell*(1981) - 1985:
*Calculus with Analytic Geometry* - 1991:
*Differential Equations, 2nd ed.* - 1992:
*Calculus Gems* - 1996:
*Calculus with Analytic Geometry*(2nd ed.)