The Mathematical Tourist: Snapshots of Modern Mathematics by Ivars Peterson

The Mathematical Tourist: Snapshots of Modern Mathematics

Ivars Peterson

240 pages first pub 1988 (editions)

nonfiction education mathematics science challenging informative lighthearted medium-paced

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In this revised, updated edition of Peterson's classic work, the author blazes a trail into math's wilderness, a domain of unsettled truths full of unanswered questions, and shows us the wonderland beyond the thicket. He presents the latest inform...

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