The Mathematical Universe
An Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems, and Personalities
"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.
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