Ian Stewart





Ian Stewart

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in England, The United Kingdom
September 24, 1945

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Ian Stewart is an Emeritus Professor and Digital Media Fellow in the Mathematics Department at Warwick University, with special responsibility for public awareness of mathematics and science. He is best known for his popular science writing on mathematical themes.
--from the author's website

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Average rating: 3.86 · 20,749 ratings · 1,114 reviews · 96 distinct works · Similar authors
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Why Beauty Is Truth: A Hist...
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Professor Stewart's Cabinet...
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Nature's Numbers: The Unrea...
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The Mathematics of Life
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Taming the Infinite: The St...
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“If our brains were simple enough for us to understand them, we'd be so simple that we couldn't.”
Ian Stewart, The Collapse of Chaos: Discovering Simplicity in a Complex World

“There are 10 kinds of people in the world: those who understand binary numerals, and those who don't.”
Ian Stewart, Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities

“Religion hinges upon faith, politics hinges upon who can tell the most convincing lies or maybe just shout the loudest, but science hinges upon whether its conclusions resembe what actually happens.”
Ian Stewart

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