Stanford interview with Reviel Netz

Stanford’s in-house news site has an interesting interview with Reviel Netz on mathematical proofs as literature. Netz is also the author of the fascinating book The Archimedes Codex: How a Medieval Prayer Book Is Revealing the True Genius of Antiquity’s Greatest Scientist. (By way of explaining the subtitle: the earliest known manuscript of Archimedes is a palimpsest.)

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