Fantasia Mathematica by Clifton Fadiman
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Fantasia Mathematica
By Clifton Fadiman

Fantasia Mathematica

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

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Fantasia Mathematica by Clifton Fadiman

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Clifton 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 Details

ISBN: 9780387949314
ISBN-10: 0387949313
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 309
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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