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The Nature and Growth of Modern Mathematics
The book traces the development of the most important mathematical concepts, giving special attention to the lives and thoughts of such mathematical innovators as Pythagoras, Newton, Poincare, and Godel. Beginning with a Sumerian short story - ultimately linked to modern digital computers - the author clearly introduces concepts of binary operations; point-set topology; th ...more
Paperback, 784 pages
Published February 21st 1983 by Princeton University Press
(first published 1981)
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