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The Mathematical Universe

An Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems, and Personalities

February 18, 1997 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9780471176619
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"Dunham writes for nonspecialists, and they will enjoy his piquantanecdotes and amusing asides -- Booklist

"Artfully, Dunham conducts a tour of the mathematical universe. . .he believes these ideas to be accessible to the audience he wantsto reach, and he writes so that they are." -- Nature

"If you want to encourage anyone's interest in math, get them TheMathematical Universe."
* New Scientist

About this Author

WILLIAM DUNHAM, Ph.D., is the Truman Koehler Professor ofMathematics at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Theauthor of the acclaimed Journey Through Genius, he was awarded the1993 George Pólya Award of the Mathematical Association ofAmerica for excellence in expository writing about mathematics. Heis also the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for theHumanities.

ISBN: 9780471176619
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 320
Publisher: Wiley
Published: 1997-02-18

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