Mathsemantics: making numbers talk sense

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Viking, Feb 11, 1994 - Education - 310 pages
4 Reviews
An entertaining, anecdotal elucidation of math shows readers how numbers have inherent semantic content and attempts to cure readers of math blocks acquired in school. 20,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.

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User Review  - Diana Sandberg - Goodreads

Most interesting discussion of ways in which our culture fosters a certain incompatibility with number concepts, despite our increasing reliance on numeric information. Really intriguing. Read full review

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User Review  - Dave - Goodreads

Second go round. A fascinating book on the intersection of mathematics and semantics. Accessible and engaging, at least to a nerd like me. Read full review

Contents

A fruitful start
1
The challenge of togetherness
9
Problems with names
16
Copyright

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