A Dictionary of Quotations in Mathematics

A Dictionary of Quotations in Mathematics

By: Robert A. Nowlan (editor)Paperback

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Jacob T. Schwartz wrote, "To find the simple in the complex, the finite in the infinite - that is not a bad description of the aim and essence of mathematics." This work contains almost 3,000 quotations in mathematics, divided into thirty eight chapters and 389 sections that present quotations over a spectrum from God and religion to the nature of infinity. A few more of the many areas covered historical origins, linguistics, the arts, mathematicians themselves; logic, real and idealized space, number theory, algebra, computers, probability theory, and statistics.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 31/05/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780786412846
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 408
  • ID: 9780786412846
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 0786412844

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