1st Edition

The Education of a Mathematician




ISBN 9781568811161
Published July 21, 2000 by A K Peters/CRC Press
368 Pages

USD $120.00

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Book Description

In this charming memoir, a renowned mathematician and winner of the American Book Award traces his career in mathematics from early lessons in horse racing and the realities of life to his adventures on the lecture circuit. A thought-provoking mix of autobiography, history, and insights into the role of mathematics in everyday life, this highly entertaining book will appeal to all readers.