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Are Numbers Real?: The Uncanny Relationships Between Maths and the Physical World

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Are Numbers Real?: The Uncanny Relationships Between Maths and the Physical...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Paperback

An in-depth but always fun exploration of the history of numbers and their applications in life and science. Brian Clegg shows... [more]

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Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond the Line

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Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond the Line

Alfred S. Posamentier, Robert Geretschlager

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

Hardback

The circle has fascinated mathematicians since ancient times. This entertaining book describes in layperson's terms the many... [more]

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Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math

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Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math

Daniel Tammet

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Hardback

Originally published: Great Britain: Hodder & Stoughton, 2012. [more]

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New Waves in Philosophical Logic

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New Waves in Philosophical Logic

Greg Restall, Gillian Russell, Restall, Russell, David

Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Philosophy: logic; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy of mathematics

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Philosophical logic has been, and continues to be, a driving force behind much progress and development in philosophy more... [more]

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Interactive Introduction to Knot Theory

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Interactive Introduction to Knot Theory

Allison K. Henrich

Mathematics & Sciences; Topology

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Well-written and engaging, this hands-on approach features many exercises to be completed by readers. Topics include knot... [more]

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Introducing Game Theory: A Graphic Guide

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Introducing Game Theory: A Graphic Guide

Ivan Pastine, Tuvana Pastine

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory

Paperback

A highly accessible, illustrated introduction to Game Theory, a concept that helps us understand everything from our social... [more]

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The I Used to Know That: Maths Activity Book: Stuff You Forgot from School

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The I Used to Know That: Maths Activity Book: Stuff You Forgot from School...

Daniel Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

The I Used to Know That: Maths Activity Book is a guide designed to take the fear out of maths. Guiding you through the all... [more]

$22.99

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Infinity: A Very Short Introduction

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Infinity: A Very Short Introduction

Ian Stewart

Philosophy; Religion: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Popular science

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Ian Stewart considers the concept of infinity and the profound role it plays in mathematics, logic, physics, cosmology, and... [more]

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Numbers: How Counting Changed the World

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Numbers: How Counting Changed the World

Tom Jackson

History of mathematics; Children's & Educational

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The first book in a new series. One of the hardest questions that mathematics teachers have to answer is “Why?”... [more]

$24.99

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Mathematics of the Transcendental

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Mathematics of the Transcendental

Alain Badiou

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy of mathematics

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In Mathematics of the Transcendental, Alain Badiou painstakingly works through the pertinent aspects of category theory, demonstrating... [more]

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016

Mircea Pitici

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Paperback

An anthology featuring the year's finest writing on mathematics from around the world. It helps readers discover why Freeman... [more]

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Gladiators, Pirates and Games of Trust: How Game Theory, Strategy and Probability Rule Our Lives

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Gladiators, Pirates and Games of Trust: How Game Theory, Strategy and Probability...

Haim Shapira

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory

Paperback

This book provides many humorous anecdotes and insightful examples of how our daily lives are affected by Game Theory. Game... [more]

$22.99

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The Turing Guide

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The Turing Guide

Jack Copeland, Jonathan Bowen, Mark Sprevak, Robin Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; History of mathematics; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

Paperback

This carefully edited resource brings together contributions from some of the world's leading experts on Alan Turing to create... [more]

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The Golden Ticket: P, NP, and the Search for the Impossible

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The Golden Ticket: P, NP, and the Search for the Impossible

Lance Fortnow

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis; Functional analysis & transforms; Optimisation; History of mathematics; Popular science

Paperback

The P-NP problem is the most important open problem in computer science, if not all of mathematics. Simply stated, it asks... [more]

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Dr. Euler's Fabulous Formula: Cures Many Mathematical Ills

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Dr. Euler's Fabulous Formula: Cures Many Mathematical Ills

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Calculus; Differential calculus & equations; Applied mathematics; Popular science

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Shares the story of formula - long regarded as the gold standard for mathematical beauty - and shows why it still lies at... [more]

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Reasoning About Luck: Probability and its Uses in Physics

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Reasoning About Luck: Probability and its Uses in Physics

Vinay Ambegaokar

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Statistical physics

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Only basic algebra is needed for this introduction to the uses of probability and statistics in the physical sciences. An... [more]

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The Real Analysis Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Understand Proofs

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The Real Analysis Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Understand Proofs...

Raffi Grinberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis

Paperback

Real analysis is difficult. For most students, in addition to learning new material about real numbers, topology, and sequences,... [more]

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The Logician and the Engineer: How George Boole and Claude Shannon Created the Information Age

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The Logician and the Engineer: How George Boole and Claude Shannon Created...

Paul J. Nahin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Popular science; Electrical engineering; Computer science

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Boolean algebra, also called Boolean logic, is at the heart of the electronic circuitry in everything we use - from our computers... [more]

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Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces

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Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces

Manfredo P. Do Carmo

Mathematics & Sciences; Analytic geometry

Paperback

One of the most widely used texts in its field, this volume's clear, well-written exposition is enhanced by many examples... [more]

$54.95

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Lectures on Integral Equations

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Lectures on Integral Equations

Harold Widom

Mathematics & Sciences; Integral calculus & equations

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Concise classic presents main results of integral equation theory as consequences of theory of operators on Banach and Hilbert... [more]

$22.95

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Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World

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Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius...

Keith Devlin

European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Hardback

The description for this book, Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the... [more]

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Genius at Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway

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Genius at Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway

Siobhan Roberts

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

Paperback

<b> A delightful meta-biography--playful indeed--of a brilliant iconoclast. --James Gleick, author of <i>The Information</i></b>... [more]

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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to Lie with Statistics

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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to...

Gary Smith

Economic statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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A lively deconstruction of statistical lies we so easily lap up and the damage they do, bringing into stark relief the fraud... [more]

$19.99

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Lectures on Measure and Integration

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Lectures on Measure and Integration

Harold Widom

Mathematics & Sciences; Complex analysis, complex variables; Integral calculus & equations; Applied mathematics

Paperback

Well-known, concise lecture notes present fundamentals of the Lebesgue theory of integration and introduce some applications.... [more]

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Category Theory in Context

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Category Theory in Context

Emily Riehl

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; Algebra

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Introduction to concepts of category theory - categories, functors, natural transformations, the Yoneda lemma, limits and... [more]

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