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


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
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  • Category: Mathematics
  • ISBN: 9780817647742

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