The Education of a Mathematician

1st Edition

Philip J. Davis

A K Peters/CRC Press
Published July 21, 2000
Reference - 368 Pages
ISBN 9781568811161 - CAT# K00511

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Summary

In this charming memoir, a renowned mathematician and winner of the American Book Award traces his career in mathematics from early lessons in horse racing and the realities of life to his adventures on the lecture circuit. A thought-provoking mix of autobiography, history, and insights into the role of mathematics in everyday life, this highly entertaining book will appeal to all readers.

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