Discrete Thoughts : Essays on Mathematics, Science and Philosophy Paperback / softback
Part of the Modern Birkhauser Classics series
This is a volume of essays and reviews that delightfully explores mathematics in all its moods - from the light and the witty, and humorous to serious, rational, and cerebral.
These beautifully written articles from three great modern mathematicians will provide a source for supplemental reading for almost any math class.
Topics include: logic, combinatorics, statistics, economics, artificial intelligence, computer science, and broad applications of mathematics.
Readers will also find coverage of history and philosophy, including discussion of the work of Ulam, Kant, and Heidegger, among others.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 266 pages, XII, 266 p.
- Publisher: Birkhauser Boston Inc
- Publication Date: 11/01/2008
- Category: Mathematics
- ISBN: 9780817647742
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