Dissident Mathematicians

(Dissent about politics or about the "politics" (and/or culture) of mathematics.)

  1. A bit (too) easy to dismiss (without looking at evidence) as "extremely brilliant but [wrong/crazy etc]" would be G. Perelman

  2. Less easy to dismiss: Grothendieck (PDF)
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  3. Bill Thurston (bio summary)