## Mathematician's delight |

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User Review - bookaholixanon - LibraryThingW. W. Sawyer is one of the best -- possibly THE best -- writer of mathematics in a "popularizing" vein. He is [was, I should say] a real teacher at heart, but every inch a true mathematician who knows all of the technical nuances as well. I strongly recommend EVERYTHING this man has written. Read full review

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PART | 7 |

Geometry The Science of Furniture and Walls | 10 |

The Nature of Reasoning | 22 |

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