Discrete Thoughts : Essays on Mathematics, Science and Philosophy, Paperback / softback Book

Discrete Thoughts : Essays on Mathematics, Science and Philosophy Paperback / softback

Part of the Modern Birkhauser Classics series

Description

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.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 266 pages, XII, 266 p.
  • Publisher: Birkhauser Boston Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Mathematics
  • ISBN: 9780817647742

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