How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics

How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics

by Eugenia Cheng

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465051717
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 05/05/2015
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Eugenia Cheng is tenured in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sheffield. She is the Scientist in Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she currently lives.

Table of Contents


Part I: Math
1. What Is Math?
2. Abstraction
3. Principles
4. Process
5. Generalization
6. Internal vs. External
7. Axiomatization
8. What Mathematics Is

Part II: Category Theory
9. What Is Category Theory?
10. Context
11. Relationships
12. Structure
13. Sameness
14. Universal Properties
15. What Category Theory Is

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