Peter Johnstone (mathematician)

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Peter Tennant Johnstone (born 1948) is Professor of the Foundations of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, and a fellow of St. John's College.[1] He invented or developed a broad range of fundamental ideas in topos theory. He is a great-great nephew of the Reverend George Gilfillan who was apostrophised in William McGonagall's first poem.[2]

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— "[F]ar too hard to read, and not for the faint-hearted"[3]

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  1. ^ "Fellows of St. John's College 2009". Cambridge University Reporter. 2009-10-02. 
  2. ^ Hunt, Chris, William McGonagall: Collected Poems, Birlinn, 2006, px
  3. ^ An anonymous referee, as quoted by Johnstone in his Sketches of an elephant, p. ix.

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