The Mathematical Experience: Study Edition / Edition 2

The Mathematical Experience: Study Edition / Edition 2

by Philip J. Davis, G.-C. Rota, Reuben Hersh, Elena Anne Marchisotto
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0817637397

ISBN-13: 9780817637392

Pub. Date: 10/18/1995

Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817637392
Publisher:
Birkhauser Verlag
Publication date:
10/18/1995
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
1.19(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- Preface to the Study Edition.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- Overture.- 1. The Mathematical Landscape.- 2. Varieties of Mathematical Experience.- 3. Outer Issues.- 4. Inner Issues.- 5. Selected Topics in Mathematics.- 6. Teaching and Learning.- 7. From Certainty to Fallibility.- 8. Mathematical Reality.- Glossary.- Bibliography.- Index.- Epilogue.

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