Fantasia Mathematica / Edition 1

Fantasia Mathematica / Edition 1

by Clifton Fadiman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387949313

ISBN-13: 9780387949314

Pub. Date: 04/01/1997

Publisher: Springer New York

Clifton Fadiman's classic collection of mathematical stories, essays and anecdotes is now once again available. Ranging from the poignant to the comical via the simply surreal, these selections include writing by Aldous Huxley, Martin Gardner, H.G. Wells, George Gamow, G.H. Hardy, Robert Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, and many others. Humorous, mysterious, and always

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Clifton Fadiman's classic collection of mathematical stories, essays and anecdotes is now once again available. Ranging from the poignant to the comical via the simply surreal, these selections include writing by Aldous Huxley, Martin Gardner, H.G. Wells, George Gamow, G.H. Hardy, Robert Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, and many others. Humorous, mysterious, and always entertaining, this collection is sure to bring a smile to the faces of mathematicians and non-mathematicians alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387949314
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Series:
Copernicus Series
Edition description:
1st ed. 1958, 2nd printing 1997
Pages:
298
Sales rank:
1,238,418
Product dimensions:
0.68(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part 1. Odd Numbers; Part 2. Imaginaries; Part 3. Fractions

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