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A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper

John Allen Paulos - Mathematics - 2013 - 240 pages
In this lively volume, mathematician John Allen Paulos employs his singular wit to guide us through an unlikely mathematical jungle?the pages of the daily newspaper. From the ...
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Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences

John Allen Paulos - Mathematics - 2011 - 144 pages
Why do even well-educated people understand so little about mathematics? And what are the costs of our innumeracy? John Allen Paulos, in his celebrated bestseller first ...
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Once Upon A Number: The Hidden Mathematical Logic Of Stories

John Allen Paulos - Mathematics - 2013 - 224 pages
In his well-known style, full of anecdotes and witty observations, America's favorite mathematician takes on our two most basic ways of representing information?narratives and ...
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I Think, Therefore I Laugh: The Flip Side of Philosophy

John Allen Paulos - Mathematics - 2000 - 178 pages
The preeminent explicator of mathematical logic to non-mathematicians, John Allen Paulos is familiar to general readers not only from his bestselling books but also from his ...
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A Mathematician Plays The Stock Market

John Allen Paulos - Science - 2007 - 224 pages
In A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market best-selling author John Allen Paulos demonstrates what the tools of mathematics can tell us about the vagaries of the stock market ...
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Mathematics and Humor: A Study of the Logic of Humor

John Allen Paulos - Mathematics - 2008 - 124 pages
John Allen Paulos cleverly scrutinizes the mathematical structures of jokes, puns, paradoxes, spoonerisms, riddles, and other forms of humor, drawing examples from such sources ...
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Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don't Add Up

John Allen Paulos - Religion - 2007 - 176 pages
A Lifelong Unbeliever Finds No Reason to Change His Mind Are there any logical reasons to believe in God? Mathematician and bestselling author John Allen Paulos thinks not. In ...
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Beyond Numeracy

John Allen Paulos - Mathematics - 2013 - 304 pages
From the author of the national bestseller Innumeracy, a delightful exploration and explanation of mathematical concepts from algebra to zero in easily accessible alphabetical ...
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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and ...

John Allen Paulos - Mathematics - 2015
Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky "meta-memoir" raises questions about our lives that most of us don't think to ask, but arguably should: What part of ...
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