Mathematics: The New Golden Age by Keith J. Devlin

Mathematics: The New Golden Age by Keith J. Devlin

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A second revised edition,this survey on mathematics includes recent developments with sections on Fermat's Last Theorem,knots and topology and the mathematics of the physical universe.

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This lively and comprehensive new survey sets out to show just how mistaken people who think they can't enjoy mathematics really are. Dr. Devlin's television appearances and popular GUARDIAN column have revealed his remarkable gift for making difficult topics beautifully accessible. In this book he offers a glimpse of the extraordinary vistas and bizarre universes opened up by contemporary mathematics.

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SKU GOR001994621
Title Mathematics: The New Golden Age
Author By (author) Keith J. Devlin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 1990
Number of Pages 304
ISBN 10 0140135510
ISBN 13 9780140135510
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Description

Details

This lively and comprehensive new survey sets out to show just how mistaken people who think they can't enjoy mathematics really are. Dr. Devlin's television appearances and popular GUARDIAN column have revealed his remarkable gift for making difficult topics beautifully accessible. In this book he offers a glimpse of the extraordinary vistas and bizarre universes opened up by contemporary mathematics.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001994621
Title Mathematics: The New Golden Age
Author By (author) Keith J. Devlin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 1990
Number of Pages 304
ISBN 10 0140135510
ISBN 13 9780140135510
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No