The Magical Maze: Seeing the World Through Mathematical EyesEnter the magical maze of mathematics and explore the surprising passageways of a fantastical world where logic and imagination converge. For mathematics is a maze—a maze in your head—a maze of ideas, a maze of logic. And that maze in your mind is a powerful tool for understanding an even bigger maze—the one of cause and effect that we call "the universe." That is its special kind of magic. Real magic. Strange magic. Infinitely fascinating magic. Acclaimed author Ian Stewart leads you swiftly and humorously through the junctions, byways, and secret passages of the magical maze to reveal its beauty, surprise, and power. Along the way, he reveals the infinite possibilities that arise from what he calls "the twoway trade between the natural world and the human mind." If you’ve always loved mathematics, you will find endless delights in the twists and turns of The Magical Maze. If you’ve always hated mathematics, a trip through this marvelous book will do much to change your mind. 
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User Review  Rosalind Mitchell  GoodreadsI read this in between other things, in a Kindle edition that came free from Amazon. This is something unusual: a book about mathematics which is aimed at a general audience but doesn't restrict ... Read full review
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User Review  Evelyn  GoodreadsInteresting topics, subpar writing. Brings up some good nonmath points about the need to make knowledge accessible and to expose yourself to varied influences. Will read more stuff by this author as long as the focus remains on math concepts. Read full review
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