Being a Set of Stories, Together with a Group of Oddments and Diversions, All Drawn from the Universe of Mathematics 1st ed. 1958, 2nd printing 1997
Edited by Clifton Fadiman
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Fantasia Mathematica by Clifton Fadiman
Book DescriptionClifton Fadiman's classic collection of mathematical stories, essays and anecdotes is now once again available. Ranging from the poignant to the comical via the simply surreal, these selections include writing by Aldous Huxley, Martin Gardner, H.G. Wells, George Gamow, G.H. Hardy, Robert Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, and many others. Humorous, mysterious, and always entertaining, this collection is sure to bring a smile to the faces of mathematicians and non-mathematicians alike.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780387949314
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1997
Country of Publication: United States
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