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The Mathematical Experience

Phillip J. Davis, Reuben Hersh

Paperback

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Description

This is the classic introduction for the educated lay reader to the richly diverse world of mathematics: its history, philosophy, principles, and personalities.


Praise For The Mathematical Experience

"A brilliant and engrossing view of the development of mathematics...wonderful at communicating its beauty and excitement to the general reader." The New York Times

"A perfectly marvelous book." The New Yorker

"A true gem, one of the masterpieces of our age." American Monthly

Mariner Books, 9780395929681, 464pp.

Publication Date: January 14, 1999



About the Author

Phillip J. Davis is professor of applied mathematics at Brown University.