By (author) Calvin C. Clawson
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Mathematical Sorcery by Calvin C. Clawson
Book DescriptionThe secret of constellations, the enigma of the golden mean, and the brilliance of a proof-these are just some of the wonders Clawson explores with unbridled delight in this recreational math book. Throughout the book he divulges the wisdom of the ancient Greeks, Sumerians, Babylonians, and Egyptians, whose stunning revelations still have deep meaning today.Transporting us beyond mere appreciation, Clawson urges us to tackle functions, tangents, and the concept of infinity. He helps us intuitively comprehend these and other building blocks of mathematics through explaining their discovery and uses. By accompanying him on his journey, we taste the fruit of knowledge that has eluded us until now.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780738204963
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Perseus Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Calvin C. Clawson
Mathematical Traveler, Paperback (April 2003)
A fascinating look at how mathematics has influenced human civilization and evolution throughout history.
Mathematical Mysteries, Paperback (November 1999)» View all books by Calvin C. Clawson
An eloquent, utterly charming guide to discovering the interconnectedness of mathematics.
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Author Biography - Calvin C. Clawson
Calvin C. Clawson is the author of The Mathematical Traveler and Conquering Math Phobia. He has published over two dozen short stories, and won an award from the National Writers Association for his novel The White Badger. A teacher of mathematics at Seattle Community College, he lives south of Issaquah, Washington.
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