The Mathematical Experience

by Phillip Davis, Reuben Hersh

This is the classic introduction for the educated lay reader to the richly diverse world of mathematics: its history, philosophy, principles, and personalities.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780395929681
  • ISBN-10: 0395929687
  • Pages: 464
  • Publication Date: 01/14/1999
  • Carton Quantity: 24
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  • About the Book
    This is the classic introduction for the educated lay reader to the richly diverse world of mathematics: its history, philosophy, principles, and personalities.

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    "A brilliant and engrossing view of the development of mathematics...wonderful at communicating its beauty and excitement to the general reader." The New York Times

    "A perfectly marvelous book." The New Yorker

    "A true gem, one of the masterpieces of our age." American Monthly

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