Fantasia Mathematica (Edited by Clifton Fadiman)
Being a set of stories, together with a group of oddments and diversions, all drawn from the universe of mathematics. Compiled and edited by Clifton Fadiman.
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Format: Trade Paperback
Condition: vg- condition, minor shelf wear
Pages: 300pp, 1997 Copernicus edition, imprint of Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.
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Clifton Fadiman's classic collection of mathematical stories, essays and anecdotes is now once again available. Ranging from the poignant to the comical via the simply surreal, these selections include writing by Aldous Huxley, Martin Gardner, H.G. Wells, George Gamow, G.H. Hardy, Robert Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, and many others. Humorous, mysterious, and always entertaining, this collection is sure to bring a smile to the faces of mathematicians and non-mathematicians alike.
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