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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 11th, 2008
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2nd ed. 1992
Illustrations
XII, 266 p.
Imprint
Birkhauser Boston Inc
Pages
266
Dimensions
156x234x15
ISBN-13
9780817647742
Product ID
2061689

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