Number: The Language of Science : A Critical Survey Written for the Cultured Non-Mathematician

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Doubleday, 1954 - Number concept - 345 pages
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Review: Number: The Language of Science

User Review  - David - Goodreads

Excellent insights into how some of the greatest mathematicians understand irrational and imaginary numbers. Imaginary numbers, in particular, are very strange to me, and it was reassuring and illuminating to learn more about how the understanding of numbers evolved. Read full review

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User Review  - Steve Gathje - Goodreads

Who could have thought a history of numbers could be so interesting. Okay, I could have thought that. And it was very interesting! Read full review

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The Empty Column
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NumberLore
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