Date: Mar 19, 2013 11:26 AM
Author: Frederick Williams
Subject: Re: Maths pedagaogy

quasi wrote:

> Yes, but the best teachers and authors have mastered the art of
> judging how their presentation would be seen from the point of
> view of the prospective student.

While the lecturer knows to whom he is lecturing, the author of a book
doesn't necessarily know who will read it.

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by
this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
Jonathan Swift: Thoughts on Various Subjects, Moral and Diverting