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Mathematics: The New Golden Age (Penguin Science) by [Devlin, Keith]
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"A beautiful, rich book." -- "Guardian (of the first ed.)"

"Devlin's choice of material is excellent, and he is to be praised for the clarity and accuracy with which he presents it." -- Martin Gardner, "New York Review of Books (of the first ed.)"

"Devlin makes the beauty of math apparent, the most esoteric of concepts sing. If more scientists wrote with Devlin's simplicity and feeling, the world would be a much more informed place." -- "Atlanta Journal-Constitution"

"Excellent.... He presents us with a series of colorful personalities and seminal ideas [and] conveys all of the power, beauty and excitement of mathematics.... Well-written, informative." -- "Mathematical Association of America (of the first ed.)"

"A beautiful, rich book." -- Guardian (of the first ed.)

"Devlin's choice of material is excellent, and he is to be praised for the clarity and accuracy with which he presents it." -- Martin Gardner, New York Review of Books (of the first ed.)

"Devlin makes the beauty of math apparent, the most esoteric of concepts sing. If more scientists wrote with Devlin's simplicity and feeling, the world would be a much more informed place." -- Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Excellent.... He presents us with a series of colorful personalities and seminal ideas [and] conveys all of the power, beauty and excitement of mathematics.... Well-written, informative." -- Mathematical Association of America (of the first ed.)

"A beautiful, rich book." -- "Guardian (of the first ed.)"

"Devlin's choice of material is excellent, and he is to be praised for the clarity and accuracy with which he presents it." -- Martin Gardner, "New York Review of Books (of the first ed.)"

"Devlin makes the beauty of math apparent, the most esoteric of concepts sing. If more scientists wrote with Devlin's simplicity and feeling, the world would be a much more informed place." -- "Atlanta Journal-Constitution"

"Excellent.... He presents us with a series of colorful personalities and seminal ideas [and] conveys all of the power, beauty and excitement of mathematics.... Well-written, informative." -- "Mathematical Association of America (of the first ed.)"

Devlin's choice of material is excellent, and he is to be praised for the clarity and accuracy with which he presents it.--Martin Gardner "New York Review of Books (of the first ed.) "

Devlin's choice of material is excellent, and he is to be praised for the clarity and accuracy with which he presents it.

--Martin Gardner "New York Review of Books (of the first ed.) "

Devlin's choice of material is excellent, and he is to be praised for the clarity and accuracy with which he presents it.--Martin Gardner "New York Review of Books (of the first ed.) "

About the Author

Keith Devlin is the author of nineteen books dealing with themes in mathematics and computing. Since 1983 he has written regular articles on mathematics and computing for the Guardian.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2138 KB
  • Print Length: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin; 2Rev Ed edition (28 May 1998)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0140258655
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140258653
  • ASIN: B002XHNN84
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #711,818 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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