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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Letters to a Young Mathemat...

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Why Beauty Is Truth: A Hist...

3.78 avg rating — 597 ratings — published 2007 — 19 editions
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Professor Stewart's Cabinet...

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Nature's Numbers: The Unrea...

3.73 avg rating — 525 ratings — published 1995 — 20 editions
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Concepts of Modern Mathematics

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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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