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Taming the Infinite: The Story of Mathematics

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Taming the Infinite: The Story of Mathematics

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Popular science

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From ancient Babylon to the last great unsolved problems, Ian Stewart brings us his definitive history of mathematics. In... [more]

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The Call of the Primes: Surprising Patterns, Peculiar Puzzles, and Other Marvels of Mathematics

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The Call of the Primes: Surprising Patterns, Peculiar Puzzles, and Other...

Owen O'Shea

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Advocate - Science

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This sampler of entertaining mathematical diversions reveals the elegance and extraordinary usefulness of mathematics for... [more]

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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours

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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own...

John Allen Paulos

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky  meta-memoir  raises questions about our lives that most... [more]

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Snowflake Seashell Star: Colouring Adventures in Numberland

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Snowflake Seashell Star: Colouring Adventures in Numberland

Alex Bellos

Art & Architecture; Mathematics; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Stationery items

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Alex Bellos, bestselling author of Alex's Adventures in Numberland, joins the meditative colouring book craze with this unique... [more]

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Great Calculations: A Surprising Look Behind 50 Scientific Inquiries

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Great Calculations: A Surprising Look Behind 50 Scientific Inquiries

Colin Pask

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science

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This book looks at fifty great calculations, exploring how and why they were developed and assessing their impact on the history... [more]

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Opposition and Paradoxes: Philosophical Perplexities in Science and Mathematics

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Opposition and Paradoxes: Philosophical Perplexities in Science and Mathematics...

John L. Bell

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of mathematics; Philosophy of science

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In Oppositions and Paradoxes, John L. Bell uses conceptual puzzles and paradoxes as a window into fundamental concepts of... [more]

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Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction

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Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction

Robin Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Discrete mathematics; Combinatorics & graph theory

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Combinatorics is a large branch of mathematics involving the counting, selecting, and arranging of objects. Robin Wilson explores... [more]

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The Schwarz Lemma

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The Schwarz Lemma

Sean Dineen

Mathematics & Sciences; Complex analysis, complex variables

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Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this self-contained overview covers the classical Schwarz lemma,... [more]

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Summing it Up: From One Plus One to Modern Number Theory

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Summing it Up: From One Plus One to Modern Number Theory

Avner Ash, Robert Gross

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Number theory

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We use addition on a daily basis - yet how many of us stop to truly consider the enormous and remarkable ramifications of... [more]

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of -1

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of -1

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Number theory

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Today complex numbers have such widespread practical use--from electrical engineering to aeronautics--that few people would... [more]

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Who Gets What - and Why: Understand the Choices You Have, Improve the Choices You Make

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Who Gets What - and Why: Understand the Choices You Have, Improve the Choices...

Alvin Roth

Business & Economics; Econometrics; Combinatorics & graph theory

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This book shows how our lives are shaped not only by the choices we make, but by the choices we have. From dating, school... [more]

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An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Reader

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An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Reader

Russell Marcus, Mark McEvoy

Philosophy; Philosophy: logic; Philosophy of mathematics

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A comprehensive collection of historical readings in the philosophy of mathematics and a selection of influential contemporary... [more]

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Deductive Geometry

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Deductive Geometry

E. A. Maxwell

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Concise review examines geometry of the straight line, circle, plane, and sphere as well as associated configurations, including... [more]

$22.95

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Geometric Algebra

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Geometric Algebra

Emil Artin

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Geometry

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Classic overview for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of mathematics explores affine and projective geometry,... [more]

$26.95

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U Can: Algebra I For Dummies

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U Can: Algebra I For Dummies

Mary Jane Sterling, Consumer Dummies

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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Conquer Algebra I with these key lessons, practice problems, and easy-to-follow... [more]

$42.95

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A Crude Look at the Whole: The Science of Complex Systems in Business, Life, and Society

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A Crude Look at the Whole: The Science of Complex Systems in Business, Life,...

John H. Miller

Cybernetics & systems theory; Economic theory & philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Chaos theory; Science: general issues

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From economic meltdowns to how people cooperate, there is much about the human world that eludes our understanding. [more]

$39.99

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Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself

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Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself

Jason Wilkes

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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A manifesto for a mathematical revolution. [more]

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The Book on Games of Chance: The 16th-Century Treatise on Probability

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The Book on Games of Chance: The 16th-Century Treatise on Probability

Gerolamo Cardano, Girolamo Cardano

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Gambling: theories & methods

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Gambling led Cardano to the study of probability, and he formulated some basic ideas more than a century before the better-known... [more]

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Numbers: Histories, Mysteries, Theories

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Numbers: Histories, Mysteries, Theories

Albrecht Beutelspacher

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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A writer of popular mathematics books presents this accessible characterization of the wealth of experiences that numbers... [more]

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Algebra: A Very Short Introduction

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Algebra: A Very Short Introduction

Peter M. Higgins

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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This Very Short Introduction invites readers to revisit algebra and appreciate the elegance and power of equations and inequalities.... [more]

$18.95

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Quite Right: The Story of Mathematics, Measurement and Money

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Quite Right: The Story of Mathematics, Measurement and Money

Norman Biggs

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Hardback

This book explains how mathematical ideas evolved in response to the growing levels of organization in human societies, from... [more]

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The World the Game Theorists Made: Game Theory and Cold War Culture

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The World the Game Theorists Made: Game Theory and Cold War Culture

Paul Erickson

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory; History of science

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Drawing on a diverse collection of institutional archives, personal correspondence and papers, and interviews, the author... [more]

$71.00

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As Easy as Pi: Stuff About Numbers That isn't (Just) Maths

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As Easy as Pi: Stuff About Numbers That isn't (Just) Maths

Jamie Buchan

Mathematics & Sciences; Number theory; Gift books

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From mythology, religion and maths to science, fiction and language, this entertaining and accessible guide uncovers the... [more]

$14.99

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Chaotic Dynamics of Nonlinear Systems

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Chaotic Dynamics of Nonlinear Systems

S. Neil Rasband

Mathematics & Sciences; Non-linear science

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Introduction to the concepts, applications, theory, and technique of chaos. Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate... [more]

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How Not to be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

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How Not to be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

Jordan Ellenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Explores the mathematician's method of analyzing life, from the everyday to the cosmic, showing us which numbers to defend,... [more]

$24.99

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