Mathematics Without Apologies

Mathematics Without Apologies

Portrait of A Problematic Vocation

Book - 2015
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What do pure mathematicians do, and why do they do it? Looking beyond the conventional answers--for the sake of truth, beauty, and practical applications--this book offers an eclectic panorama of the lives and values and hopes and fears of mathematicians in the twenty-first century, assembling material from a startlingly diverse assortment of scholarly, journalistic, and pop culture sources.--
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780691154237
0691154236
Branch Call Number: 510 HARRI
Characteristics: xxii, 438 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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