Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Symmetry by Hermann Weyl

Symmetry is a classic study of symmetry in mathematics, the sciences, nature, and art from one of the twentieth century's greatest mathematicians. Hermann Weyl explores the concept of symmetry beginning with the idea that it represents a harmony of proportions, and gradually departs to examine its more abstract varieties and manifestations--as bilateral, translatory, rotational, ornamental, and crystallographic. Weyl investigates the general abstract mathematical idea underlying all these special forms, using a wealth of illustrations as support. Symmetry is a work of seminal relevance that explores the great variety of applications and importance of symmetry.

Buy Symmetry by Hermann Weyl from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780691173252
ISBN-10: 0691173257
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2016
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Symmetry by Hermann Weyl

Book Reviews - Symmetry by Hermann Weyl

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Symmetry book by Hermann Weyl and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Hermann Weyl

Hermann Weyl (1885-1955) was one of the twentieth century's most important mathematicians, and a key figure in the development of quantum physics and general relativity. He was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and the author of many books.

Books By Hermann Weyl

Levels of Infinity by Hermann Weyl
Paperback, February 2013
$33.15
Concept of a Riemann Surface by Hermann Weyl
Paperback / softback, February 2010
$16.60
Mind and Nature by Hermann Weyl
Hardback, April 2009
$88.20