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Love and math : the heart of hidden reality

Author: Edward Frenkel; Tony Craine
Publisher: Rego Park, New York : Your Coach Digital, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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What if you had to take an art class in which you were only taught how to paint a fence? What if you were never shown the paintings of van Gogh and Picasso, weren't even told they existed? Alas, this is how math is taught, and so for most of us it becomes the intellectual equivalent of watching paint dry. In Love and Math , renowned mathematician Edward Frenkel reveals a side of math we've never seen, suffused with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
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Biography
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Named Person: Edward Frenkel
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Frenkel; Tony Craine
ISBN: 9781469089171 1469089173
OCLC Number: 867713727
Performer(s): Read by Tony Craine.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 09 min., 55 sec.))
Other Titles: Love & math
Responsibility: Edward Frenkel.

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What if you had to take an art class in which you were only taught how to paint a fence? What if you were never shown the paintings of van Gogh and Picasso, weren't even told they existed? Alas, this is how math is taught, and so for most of us it becomes the intellectual equivalent of watching paint dry. In Love and Math , renowned mathematician Edward Frenkel reveals a side of math we've never seen, suffused with all the beauty and elegance of a work of art...

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