| A. K. Dewdney - Mathematics - 1993 - 182 pages
Dewdney shows how advertisers, politicians, stock brokers, and others twist numbers and percentages around in order to make the numbers show what they want in order to fool an ... | |
| Calvin C. Clawson - Mathematics - 2001 - 294 pages
The 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 ... | |
| George Lakoff, Rafael E. Núñez - Mathematics - 2000 - 493 pages
Provides an in-depth analysis of the cognitive science of mathematical ideas that argues that conceptual metaphor plays a definitive role in mathematical ideas, exploring such ... | |
| Jerry P. King - Mathematics - 2009 - 394 pages
Many of us trained mainly in the humanities and liberal arts may respect mathematics as an essential scientific discipline, but have done very little mathematics and often feel ... | |
| Ivars Peterson - Mathematics - 1998 - 288 pages
A guide to mathematics covers such topics as mathematical proofs, fractals, chaos, prime numbers, four-dimensional geometry, and quasicrystals. | |
| John Allen Paulos - Mathematics - 2009 - 176 pages
Argues that there is no logical reason to believe in God, refuting twelve arguments commonly proposed to prove the existence of God, while offering commentary on such topics as ... | |
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