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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||x, 308 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||A mystery --
Mystics : the numerologist and the philosopher --
Magicians : the master and the heretic --
Magicians : the skeptic and the giant --
Statisticians and probabilists : the science of uncertainty --
Geometers : future shock --
Logicians : thinking about reasoning --
Unreasonable effectiveness? --
On the human mind, mathematics, and the universe.
"Theologians have God, philosophers existence, and scientists mathematics. Mario Livio makes the case for how these three ideas might be related...Livio's rich history gives the discussions human
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discovery or invention? both.
'Is God a Mathematician?' explores the philosophical status of mathematics. The underlying question for much of the book is: is math a human invention or is it a reality (or for Pythagoras, the real Reality) that mathematicians explore and within which they make discoveries. Of particular interest...
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