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One, Two, Three: A Search for Beauty and Symmetry in Absolutely Elementary Mathematics

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An anecdotal tour of math fundamentals by the author of The Advent of Algorithm considers the profundities of such basics as the actual workings of addition and the nature of logic, revealing how the complexities of simple mathematics are essential to everyday life.

About the Author

\David Berlinski received a B.A. from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from Princeton University. He has taught mathematics and philosophy at universities in the United States and France, and currently lives in Paris.

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ISBN:
9780307379856
Subtitle:
Absolutely Elementary Mathematics
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Author:
Berlinski, David
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20110510
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
210

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