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“One of the best critiques of current mathematics education I have ever seen.”—Keith Devlin, math columnist on NPR’s Morning Edition

A brilliant research mathematician who has devoted his career to teaching kids reveals math to be creative and beautiful and rejects standard anxiety-producing teaching methods. Witty and accessible, Paul Lockhart’s controversial approach will provoke spirited debate among educators and parents alike and it will alter the way we think about math…

Is God A Mathematician


Author by : Mario Livio
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011-02-22
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster



Description : Bestselling author and astrophysicist Mario Livio examines the lives and theories of history’s greatest mathematicians to ask how—if mathematics is an abstract construction of the human mind—it ...

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Adventures Of A Mathematician


Author by : S. M. Ulam
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1991-06-23
Publisher by : Univ of California Press



Description : The autobiography of mathematician Stanislaw Ulam, one of the great scientific minds of the twentieth century, tells a story rich with amazingly prophetic speculations and peppered with lively anecdot...

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A Mathematician S Apology


Author by : G. H. Hardy
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-03-26
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press



Description : G. H. Hardy was one of this century's finest mathematical thinkers, renowned among his contemporaries as a 'real mathematician ... the purest of the pure'. He was also, as C. P. Snow recounts in his F...

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The Apprenticeship Of A Mathematician


Author by : Andre Weil
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-12-06
Publisher by : Birkhäuser



Description : From reviews: "Extremely readable... rare testimony of a period of the history of 20th century mathematics. Includes very interesting recollections on the author's participation in the formation of th...

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A Mathematician Grappling With His Century


Author by : Laurent Schwartz
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2001-02-01
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media



Description : The autobiography of Schwartz, one of the most remarkable intellects of the 20th Century. His love of science and teaching led him to lecture broadly on the significance of science and mathematics to ...

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Becoming A Mathematician


Author by : Leigh N Wood
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-02-15
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media



Description : This book considers the views of participants in the process of becoming a mathematician, that is, the students and the graduates. This book investigates the people who carry out mathematics rather th...

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A Mathematician Comes Of Age


Author by : Steven G. Krantz
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-03-01
Publisher by : MAA



Description : This book treats the maturation process for a mathematics student. It describes and analyzes how a student develops from a neophyte who can manipulate simple arithmetic problems to a sophisticated thi...

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A Mathematician Plays The Stock Market


Author by : John Allen Paulos
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2007-10-01
Publisher by : Basic Books



Description : In A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market best-selling author John Allen Paulos demonstrates what the tools of mathematics can tell us about the vagaries of the stock market. Employing his trademark s...

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A Mathematician And His Mathematical Work


Author by : Shiing-Shen Chern
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1996
Publisher by : World Scientific



Description : This volume is about the life and work of Shiing-Shen Chern (1911-), one of the leading mathematicians of this century. The book contains personal accounts by some friends, together with a summary of ...

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Meteoric Life Of A Mathematician


Author by : Sunil N. Shabde
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-10-16
Publisher by : Xlibris Corporation



Description : In British India during the 1920s, a brilliant student jumped from graduation directly into research in the subject of his passion, mathematics, rejecting lucrative career options. In the next 20 year...

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