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The Mathematical Universe: An Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems, and Personalitiesby William Dunham
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"Dunham writes for nonspecialists, and they will enjoy his piquant anecdotes and amusing asides — Booklist
"Artfully, Dunham conducts a tour of the mathematical universe. . . he believes these ideas to be accessible to the audience he wants to reach, and he writes so that they are." — Nature
"If you want to encourage anyone's interest in math, get them The Mathematical Universe."
* New Scientist
Book News Annotation:
Introduces the great proofs, notorious disputes, and unsolved mysteries of mathematics in chapters spanning the field from A to Z. For general readers with a basic knowledge of algebra and geometry.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
WILLIAM DUNHAM, PhD, (Allentown, Pennsylvania) teaches math at Muhlenberg College. He is the author of Journey Through Genius (Wiley).
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