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Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of ...
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In 1945 a small group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians gathered at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, determined to build a computer that would make Alan Turing's theory...
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Dr. Euler's Fabulous Formula: Cures...
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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 the heart of complex number theory.
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Musimathics: The Mathematical...
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Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth
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The innovative, dramatic graphic novel based on the life of the philosopher and mathematician Bertrand Russell.
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The Music of the Primes: Why an...
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The paperback of the critically-acclaimed popular science book by a writer who is fast becoming a celebrity mathematician.
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A Beautiful Question: Finding ...
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Frank Wilczek
 
The author argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a principle that has guided his pioneering work in quantum physics. He shows us how...
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Everything and More: A Compact ...
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David Foster Wallace; Neal Stephenson
 
The bestselling author of "Infinite Jest" takes on the 2,000 year-old quest to understand infinity. Wallace brings his considerable talents to the history of one of math's most enduring puzzles:...
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The Mathematical Legacy of Srinivasa...
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Focusing on a subset of Ramanujan's significant papers, this book gives an informal account of major developments that emanated from his work in the 20th and 21st centuries. The essays...
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The Philosophy of Mathematics and...
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The Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic in the 1920s and 1930s in Poland
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After Godel: Platonism and ...
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Richard L. Tieszen
 
Richard Tieszen analyzes, develops, and defends the writings of Kurt Godel (1906-1978) on the philosophy and foundations of mathematics and logic. Godel's relation to the work of Plato, Leibniz, Husserl...
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Classic Problems of Probability
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Providing insight into one of the most fascinating and unique subjects in statistics, this book examines classic problems of probability that have both contributed to the field and have been...
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Godel's Proof
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Count Like an Egyptian: A Hands-On...
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The mathematics of ancient Egypt was fundamentally different from our math today. Contrary to what people might think, it wasn't a primitive forerunner of modern mathematics. This title provides an...
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Mathematicians and Their Gods:...
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Snezana Lawrence; Mark McCartney
 
This is a book on the relationship between mathematics and religious beliefs. This book shows that, throughout scientific history, mathematics has been used to make sense of the 'big' questions...
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