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Fantasia Mathematica

Popular Science

Edited By: Clifton Fadiman

298 pages, no illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #86153 | ISBN: 0387949313
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About this book

A classic collection of mathematical stories, essays and anecdotes, ranging from the poignant to the comical to the surreal. Includes writing by Aldous Huxley, Martin Gardner, HG Wells, George Gamow, GH Hardy, Plato, Robert Heinlein, Arthur C Clark and many others.


Contents

Introduction; Part 1. Odd Numbers; Part 2. Imaginaries; Part 3. Fractions

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