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The Best Writing on Mathematics free pdf This annual anthology brings together the year's finest mathematics writing from around the world. Featuring promising new voices alongside some of the foremost names in the field, The Best Writing on Mathematics 2012 makes available to a wide audience many articles not easily found anywhere else--and you don't need to be a mathematician to enjoy them. These writings offer surprising insights into the nature, meaning, and practice of mathematics today. They delve into the history, philosophy, teaching, and everyday occurrences of math, and take readers behind the scenes of today's hottest mathematical debates. Here Robert Lang explains mathematical aspects of origami foldings- Terence Tao discusses the frequency and distribution of the prime numbers- Timothy Gowers and Mario Livio ponder whether mathematics is invented or discovered- Brian Hayes describes what is special about a ball in five dimensions- Mark Colyvan glosses on the mathematics of dating- and much, much more. In addition to presenting the year's most memorable writings on mathematics, this must-have anthology includes a foreword by esteemed mathematician David Mumford and an introduction by the editor Mircea Pitici. This book belongs on the shelf of anyone interested in where math has taken us--and where it is headed.

About Mircea Pitici

Mircea Pitici, a PhD candidate in mathematics education at Cornell University, teaches math and writing at Cornell and Ithaca College. He also edited the 2010 and 2011 editions of "The Best Writing on Mathematics" (both Princeton).

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Author : Mircea Pitici
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Data Published : 11 November 2012
ISBN : 0691156557
EAN : 9780691156552
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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