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Beyond Infinity: An expedition to the outer limits of the mathematical universe

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Beyond Infinity: An expedition to the outer limits of the mathematical universe...

Eugenia Cheng

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic

Paperback

Even small children know there are infinitely many whole numbers - start counting and you'll never reach the end. But there... [more]

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The Real Number System

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The Real Number System

John Olmsted

Mathematics & Sciences; Number systems

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Concise but thorough and systematic, this categorical discussion presents a series of step-by-step axioms. The highly accessible... [more]

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Millions, Billions, Zillions: Defending Yourself in a World of Too Many Numbers

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Millions, Billions, Zillions: Defending Yourself in a World of Too Many...

Brian Kernighan

Media studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations

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An essential guide to recognizing bogus numbers and misleading data Numbers are often intimidating, confusing, and even... [more]

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Set Theory: The Structure of Arithmetic

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Set Theory: The Structure of Arithmetic

Norman T. Hamilton

Mathematics & Sciences; Set theory

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Mathematics for the Million: How to Master the Magic of Numbers

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Mathematics for the Million: How to Master the Magic of Numbers

Lancelot Hogben

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations

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Taking only a modicum of knowledge for granted, Lancelot Hogben leads readers of this famous book through the whole course... [more]

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Elements of Mathematics: From Euclid to Goedel

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Elements of Mathematics: From Euclid to Goedel

John Stillwell

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations

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Elements of Mathematics takes readers on a fascinating tour that begins in elementary mathematics - but, as John Stillwell... [more]

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Continuum and Other Types of Serial Order: Second Edition

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Continuum and Other Types of Serial Order: Second Edition

Edward V. Huntington

Mathematics & Sciences; Set theory

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Hailed by Science Progress as admirable, this classic presents the best systematic elementary account of the continuum as... [more]

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Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles

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Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally...

Alex Bellos

Mathematical logic; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Puzzles & quizzes

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AIMS Library of Mathematical Sciences: Mathematical Explorations

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AIMS Library of Mathematical Sciences: Mathematical Explorations

Alan F. Beardon (University of Cambridge)

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Mathematical foundations

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Mathematical Explorations provides readers with experience of working on difficult unsolved problems. Readers will see how... [more]

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Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles

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Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally...

Alex Bellos

Mathematical logic; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Puzzles & quizzes

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Takes you from ancient China to medieval Europe, Victorian England to modern-day Japan, with stories of espionage, mathematical... [more]

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The Invention of Numbers

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The Invention of Numbers

Peter Bentley

Mathematics & Sciences; Number systems; Number theory

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Discover the entertaining, often surprising, story of numbers. [more]

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A Seminar on Graph Theory

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A Seminar on Graph Theory

Frank Harary

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations; Combinatorics & graph theory

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Presented in 1962-63 by several experts at University College, London, these lectures include Extremal Problems in Graph... [more]

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The Foundations of Mathematics

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The Foundations of Mathematics

Ian Stewart (Emeritus Professor, University of Warwick), David Tall (Emeritus Professor, University of Warwick)

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; Set theory; Number systems; Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

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The transition from school to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between... [more]

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A Beginner's Guide to Mathematical Logic

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A Beginner's Guide to Mathematical Logic

Raymond Smullyan

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic

Paperback

Combining stories of great writers and philosophers with quotations and riddles, this completely original text for first courses... [more]

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Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy: An Introduction to Goedel's Theorems

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Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy: An Introduction to Goedel's Theorems...

Peter Smith

Philosophy: logic; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic

Paperback

An extensively rewritten second edition of this best-selling standard text for graduates and upper-level undergraduate students... [more]

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Taking Sudoku Seriously: The Math Behind the World's Most Popular Pencil Puzzle

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Taking Sudoku Seriously: The Math Behind the World's Most Popular Pencil...

Jason Rosenhouse (Associate Professor of Mathematics, James Madison University), Laura Taalman (Associate Professor of Mathematics, James Madison University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; Sudoku & number puzzles

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Although solving Sudoku puzzles does not directly involve arithmetic, Sudoku is all about mathematics. This book will give... [more]

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Conceptual Mathematics: A First Introduction to Categories

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Conceptual Mathematics: A First Introduction to Categories

F. William Lawvere, Stephen H. Schanuel

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; Algebra

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Conceptual Mathematics introduces the concept of category to beginning students and practising mathematical scientists based... [more]

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An Introduction to Many-Valued and Fuzzy Logic: Semantics, Algebras, and Derivation Systems

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An Introduction to Many-Valued and Fuzzy Logic: Semantics, Algebras, and...

Merrie Bergmann (Smith College, Massachusetts)

Philosophy; Mathematical logic

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Professor Merrie Bergmann presents an accessible introduction to the subject of many-valued and fuzzy logic designed for use... [more]

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The Book of Nothing: Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas about the Origins of the Universe

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The Book of Nothing: Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas about the Origins...

John D Barrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations; History of science

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In this dizzyingly erudite and elegant book, English cosmologist Barrow explores the history and myriad implications of nothingness.... [more]

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An Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning: Numbers, Sets and Functions

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An Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning: Numbers, Sets and Functions

Peter J. Eccles (University of Manchester)

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations

Paperback

This book introduces the basic ideas of mathematical proof to students embarking on university mathematics. The emphasis is... [more]

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Mathematics and Logic: Retrospect and Prospects

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Mathematics and Logic: Retrospect and Prospects

Mark Kac, Stanislaw M. Ulam

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic

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Fascinating study of the origin and nature of mathematical thought, including relation of mathematics and science, 20th-century... [more]

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Set Theory and Logic

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Set Theory and Logic

Robert R. Stoll

Mathematics & Sciences; Set theory

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Explores sets and relations, the natural number sequence and its generalization, extension of natural numbers to real numbers,... [more]

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Arithmetic

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Arithmetic

Paul Lockhart

Educational strategies & policy; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Philosophy of mathematics; Mathematical logic; History of mathematics

Paperback

Paul Lockhart reveals arithmetic not as the rote manipulation of numbers but as a set of ideas that exhibit the surprising... [more]

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An Invitation to Model Theory

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An Invitation to Model Theory

Jonathan Kirby (University of East Anglia)

Philosophy: logic; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Mathematical logic; Set theory; Mathematical modelling

Paperback

In this innovative and largely self-contained textbook, Jonathan Kirby brings model theory to an undergraduate audience. The... [more]

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Problems With A Point: Exploring Math And Computer Science

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Problems With A Point: Exploring Math And Computer Science

William Gasarch (Univ Of Maryland, Usa), Clyde Kruskal (Univ Of Maryland, Usa)

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; Maths for computer scientists

Paperback

Ever notice how people sometimes use math words inaccurately? Or how sometimes you instinctively know a math statement is... [more]

$64.99

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