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The best writing on mathematics 2011

Author: Mircea Pitici
Publisher: Princeton, N.J : Princeton University Press, 2012.
Series: The Best Writing on Mathematics
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This 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 2011 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  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mircea Pitici
ISBN: 9780691153155 0691153159 9781283290654 1283290650 1400839548 9781400839544
OCLC Number: 891448011
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Series Title: The Best Writing on Mathematics
Responsibility: Mircea Pitici, editor.

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