## Number: The Language of Science; a Critical Survey Written for the Cultured Non-mathematician |

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#### Number: the language of science

User Review - Not Available - Book VerdictFirst published in 1930, Dantzig's title presents the human side of math, theorizing that the evolution of numbers is directly linked to advances in human culture, economics, etc. Read full review

### Contents

The Empty Column | 19 |

This Flow1ng World | 120 |

Vln The Act of Becom1ng | 139 |

Copyright | |

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