Mathesis (journal)

Mathesis: Recueil Mathématique was a Belgian scientific journal for elementary mathematics, established in 1881 by Paul Mansion and Joseph Jean Baptiste Neuberg.[1]

An earlier Belgian mathematics journal, Nouvelle Correspondance Mathématique, was established in 1874 by Mansion and Neuberg together with Eugène Catalan. In 1880, Nouvelle Correspondance ceased publication, and Mansion and Neuberg together launched its successor, Mathesis, in 1881.[2][3] Mathesis ceased publication in 1915 because of the war in Europe, but restarted again under the editorship of Neuberg and Adolphe Mineur in 1922[2] as the official journal of the Belgian Mathematical Society, which itself was founded in 1921.[4][5] It continued being published until 1965.[6]


  1. Mawhin, Jean (2011), "Some contributions of Peano to analysis in the light of the work of Belgian mathematicians", Giuseppe Peano between mathematics and logic, Milan: Springer Italia, pp. 13–28, MR 2856941. See in particular p.20, which mentions the founding of Mathesis in the context of a brief biography of Paul Mansion.
  2. 1 2 O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Joseph Jean Baptiste Neuberg", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
  3. Glaisher, J. W. L. (December 28, 1882), "Mathematics in America", Nature: 193–196, doi:10.1038/027193a0.
  4. A brief history of the Belgian Mathematical Society, Luc Lemaire, retrieved 2012-03-20.
  5. "Meeting of the Trustees of the Association", American Mathematical Monthly, 29: 289, September 1922, JSTOR 2299047.
  6. Worldcat catalog entry for Mathesis, retrieved 2012-03-20.
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