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Discrete Thoughts

Essays on Mathematics, Science and Philosophy

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Discrete Thoughts by Mark Kac
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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.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 2008
Country of Publication
United States
2nd ed. 1992
XII, 266 p.
Birkhauser Boston Inc
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