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The Education of a Mathematician

by Philip J. Davis

ISBN 1568811160 / 9781568811161 / 1-56881-116-0
Publisher A K Peters/CRC Press
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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In this charming memoir, a renowned mathematician and winner of the American Book Award traces his career in mathematics from early lessons in horse racing and the realities of life to his adventures on the lecture circuit. A thought-provoking mix of autobiography, history, and insights into the role of mathematics in everyday life, this highly entertaining book will appeal to all readers. [via]