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The First Copernican: Georg Joachim Rheticus and the Rise of the Copernican Revolution

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The First Copernican: Georg Joachim Rheticus and the Rise of the Copernican...

Dennis Richard Danielson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of engineering & technology

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In May, 1539, a young, German mathematician named Georg Joachim Rheticus traveled hundreds of miles across Europe in the hopes... [more]

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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

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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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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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Induction Book

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Induction Book

Steven Weintraub

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic

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Every mathematician and student of mathematics needs a familiarity with mathematical induction. This volume provides advanced... [more]

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Introduction to Mathematics

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Introduction to Mathematics

Alfred Whitehead

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Concise volume for general students by prominent philosopher and mathematician explains what math is and does, and how mathematicians... [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; Advocate - Children's

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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]

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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

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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]

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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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Introducing Game Theory: A Graphic Guide

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Introducing Game Theory: A Graphic Guide

Ivan Pastine, Tuvana Pastine

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory

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

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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

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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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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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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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Heavenly Mathematics: The Forgotten Art of Spherical Trigonometry

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Heavenly Mathematics: The Forgotten Art of Spherical Trigonometry

Glen Van Brummelen

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry; Trigonometry; History of mathematics; Astronomy, space & time; Navigation & seamanship

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Spherical trigonometry was at the heart of astronomy and ocean-going navigation for two millennia. This title traces the rich... [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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General Topology

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General Topology

John L. Kelley

Mathematics & Sciences; Topology; Applied mathematics

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Comprehensive text for beginning graduate-level students and professionals. The clarity of the author's thought and the carefulness... [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; Optimisation; History of mathematics; Popular science

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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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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

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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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Algebra: Polynomials, Galois Theory, and Applications

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Algebra: Polynomials, Galois Theory, and Applications

Frederic Butin

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

Paperback

Precise, self-contained treatment advances from introductory material to extensions that contribute to a comprehensive understanding... [more]

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Beautiful Geometry

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Beautiful Geometry

Eli Maor, Eugen Jost

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Tells the history of geometry. This book presents more than sixty exquisite color plates illustrating a range of geometric... [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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A Panorama of Statistics: Perspectives, Puzzles and Paradoxes in Statistics

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A Panorama of Statistics: Perspectives, Puzzles and Paradoxes in Statistics...

Eric Sowey, Peter Petocz

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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A Panorama of Statistics: Perspectives, Puzzles and Paradoxes in Statistics Eric Sowey, School of Economics, The University... [more]

$66.95

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The Mathematics Lover's Companion: Masterpieces for Everyone

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The Mathematics Lover's Companion: Masterpieces for Everyone

Edward R. Scheinerman

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Twenty-three mathematical masterpieces for exploration and enlightenment [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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