Biography from the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive.
Brief biography with references.
Article in the Platonic Realms. Lists 23 problems posed to the second international mathematics congress in 1900 AD.
In 1921, David Hilbert made a proposal for a formalist foundation of mathematics, for which a finitary consistency proof should establish the security of mathematics. From the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, by Richard Zach.
Mathematical Problems of David Hilbert
Text of Hilbert's 1900 address in English.
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