Mathematics: The Science of Patterns: The Search for Order in Life, Mind and the Universe

Mathematics: The Science of Patterns: The Search for Order in Life, Mind and the Universe

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by Keith J. Devlin
     
 

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'An engaging and attractive presentation of some of the principal ideas of mathematical thought. Keith Devlin has skillfully blended the old and the new.'- Philip J. Davis, Brown University --- 'A book such as this belongs in the personal library of everyone interested in learning about some of the most subtle and profound works of the human spirit.'- American

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'An engaging and attractive presentation of some of the principal ideas of mathematical thought. Keith Devlin has skillfully blended the old and the new.'- Philip J. Davis, Brown University --- 'A book such as this belongs in the personal library of everyone interested in learning about some of the most subtle and profound works of the human spirit.'- American Scientist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716750475
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
07/01/1994
Pages:
215
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Keith Devlin is Dean of the School of Science at Saint Mary's College of California and Senior Researcher at Stanford University's Center for the Study of Language and Information. A key participant in the six-part PBS television series "Life by the Numbers," he is the author of Life by the Numbers; Goodbye, Descartes; Logic and Information; Mathematics: The New Golden Age; and InfoSense: Turning Information into Knowledge.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Palo Alto, California
Date of Birth:
March 16, 1947
Place of Birth:
Hull, England
Education:
B.S., King's College, London, 1968; Ph.D., University of Bristol, 1971

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Mathematics: The Science of Patterns: The Search for Order in Life, Mind and the Universe 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an excellent book.