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The Education of a Mathematician

1st Edition

By Philip J. Davis

A K Peters/CRC Press

368 pages

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Hardback: 9781568811161
pub: 2000-07-21
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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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General
MAT025000
MATHEMATICS / Recreations & Games