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Friday, October 21, 2011

Starting Out in the Evening*

Filed under: General — m759 @ 12:00 PM

Book title. For some commentary, see the title in this journal.

As for the phrase it has often been paired with in this journal— "Finishing Up at Noon"—

American Mathematical Society today—

John G. Hocking (1920-2011)
Friday October 21st 2011

Hocking, a member of the faculty at Michigan State University from 1951 to 1987, died March 23 at the age of 90. He received his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1953 under the direction of Gail S. Young. Hocking and Young wrote a text, Topology , that was widely used. Hocking was an AMS member since 1951. Read more about Hocking in a blog posted by John Golden, a former student.

For a gloss on the meaning of "Up" above, see a Log24 post from the date of Hocking's death—

http://www.log24.com/log/pix11C/111021-TaylorNYT.jpg

* See also yesterday  evening.

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