is a one man think tank inaugurated by Martin Mosse in 1998.
Its primary aim is to foster the
progressively disappearing art of Thinking, and to promote alternative
approaches to some of the issues of today, in fields as diverse as
economics, New Testament history, theology, philosophy and mathematical
education. (On the significance of the logo click
MARTIN MOSSE was born
in 1950 and holds degrees in classics (M.A., Oxon), Mathematics (B.Sc.,
Open), and theology (Ph.D., Wales). Having made his career doing operational
research in the defence industry, his first book - his revised doctoral
Three Gospels: New Testament History Introduced by the Synoptic Problem - was published by Paternoster in 2007.
His recently completed mathematical textbook,
e, i & pi,
described in report
BW/003 can be downloaded from Section III below.
His other interests include photography, map postcards, family history, the
poetry of Robert Browning, gardening, Freecycle and knots. He is married to
Barbara, who is a priest and writes books, and until recently had a yellow
Labrador called Frodo, who wasn't
Martin is a member of
some of his papers are also to be found.
The principal contents of this
Items that have previously been issued as A5
booklets or leaflets.
II. BRAINWAVES reports
discussions of diverse topics in the BW/nnn series, as available.
Two Books written by Martin, one of which can be
along the way.
arising from Martin's experience of bipolar disorder.
Some of Martin's
favourite quotations from other
Odds and Ends
Short and not very serious.
In Section IV, ‘Why Pi is an Impostor’. A postscript
to ‘e, i & pi’ which proposes a radical alternative to pi as one of the
great universal constants of mathematics.
In Section III, the text of ‘e, i & pi’ has been
updated (December 2014) with short postscripts describing briefly the main
conclusions reached in ‘Why Pi is an Impostor’.