| Deborah J. Bennett - Mathematics - 2009 - 256 pages
From the ancients' first readings of the innards of birds to your neighbor's last bout with the state lottery, humankind has put itself into the hands of chance. Today life ... | |
| Roger Herz-Fischler - Architecture - 2000 - 293 pages
Starting in the late eighteenth century, eleven main theories were proposed to explain the shape of the Great Pyramid. Even though some of these theories are well known, there ... | |
| Ross Street - Mathematics - 2007
Algebra has moved well beyond the topics discussed in standard undergraduate texts on 'modern algebra'. Those books typically dealt with algebraic structures such as groups ... | |
| Jouko Väänänen - Mathematics - 2007 - 225 pages
Dependence is a common phenomenon, wherever one looks: ecological systems, astronomy, human history, stock markets - but what is the logic of dependence? This book is the first ... | |
| Teun Koetsier, Luc Bergmans - Mathematics - 2004 - 716 pages
Mathematics and the Divine seem to correspond to diametrically opposed tendencies of the human mind. Does the mathematician not seek what is precisely defined, and do the ... | |
| Ivor Grattan-Guinness - Mathematics - 2005 - 1040 pages
This book contains around 80 articles on major writings in mathematics published between 1640 and 1940. All aspects of mathematics are covered: pure and applied, probability ... | |
| Dov M. Gabbay, John Woods - Mathematics - 2008 - 750 pages
The present volume of the Handbook of the History of Logic is designed to establish 19th century Britain as a substantial force in logic, developing new ideas, some of which ... | |
| Robert E. Bradley, Ed Sandifer - Mathematics - 2007 - 542 pages
The year 2007 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of one of the Enlightenment’s most important mathematicians and scientists, Leonhard Euler. This volume is a collection ... | |
| Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus - Mathematics - 2007 - 356 pages
This biography attempts to shed light on all facets of Zermelo's life and achievements. Personal and scientific aspects are kept separate as far as coherence allows, in order ... | |
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