Books in category Mathematics – Essays

  • عجائب الأعداد و الأرقام
    عصام الدين جلال

    تلعب الأعداد دوراً هاماً و أساسياً فى حياتنا اليومية ، و قد استخدمها الإنسان الأول ليعبر بها عن ممتلكاته القليلة و يتضح ذلك فى معنى …

  • A Course of Higher Mathematics Adiwes International Series in Volume 1

    A Course of Higher Mathematics: Adiwes International Series in …, Volume 1
    V. I. Smirnov

    A Course of Higher Mathematics, I: Elementary Calculus is a five-volume course of higher mathematics used by mathematicians, physicists, and engineers in the U.S.S.R. This volume deals with calculus and principles of mathematical analysis …

  • Mathematics Education

    Mathematics Education
    Mark Wolfmeyer

    By refocusing math learning towards the goals of democracy and social and environmental crises, the book also introduces readers to broader contemporary school policy and reform debates and struggles.

  • Innumeracy

    Innumeracy
    John Allen Paulos

    Readers of Innumeracy will be rewarded with scores of astonishing facts, a fistful of powerful ideas, and, most important, a clearer, more quantitative way of looking at their world.

  • A Wealth of Numbers

    A Wealth of Numbers
    Benjamin Wardhaugh

    Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions.

  • Descartes Dream

    Descartes’ Dream
    Philip J. Davis, Reuben Hersh

    These provocative essays take a modern look at the 17th-century thinker's dream, examining the influences of mathematics on society, particularly in light of technological advances.

  • Fascinating Mathematical People

    Fascinating Mathematical People
    Donald J. Albers, Gerald L. Alexanderson

    Other mathematical people found here are Leon Bankoff, who was also a Beverly Hills dentist; Arthur Benjamin, a part-time professional magician; and Joseph Gallian, a legendary mentor of future mathematicians, but also a world-renowned …

  • The Grapes of Math

    The Grapes of Math
    Alex Bellos

    From triangles, rotations and power laws, to cones, curves and the dreaded calculus, Alex takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit and limitless enthusiasm.

  • Political Reason in the Age of Ideology

    Political Reason in the Age of Ideology
    Bryan-Paul Frost, Daniel J. Mahoney

    In this stimulating collection of essays, inspired by the centennial of Aron’s birth, a distinguished group of North American and European scholars—including Pierre Manent, Stanley Hoffmann, Irving Louis Horowitz, Liah Greenfeld, Claude …

  • Poincar s Legacies Pages from Year Two of a Mathematical Blog Part 2

    Poincaré’s Legacies: Pages from Year Two of a Mathematical Blog, Part 2
    Terence Tao

    This second part of the second-year posts on Terence Tao's research blog focuses on geometry, topology and partial differential equations.

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