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The?Mathematical Experience, Study Edition

Author: Philip J Davis; Reuben Hersh; Elena Anne Marchisotto
Publisher: Boston : Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 2012.
Series: Modern Birkh?user Classics.
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Winner of the 1983 National Book Award, The Mathematical Experience conveyed the power and beauty of its topic to a broad audience. The study version added exercises and other classroom aids. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Davis, Philip J., 1923-
Mathematical experience, study edition.
New York : Springer, 2012
(DLC) 2011939204
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip J Davis; Reuben Hersh; Elena Anne Marchisotto
ISBN: 9780817682958 0817682953
OCLC Number: 771231852
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface.- Preface to the Study Edition.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- Overture.- 1. The Mathematical Landscape.- 2. Varieties of Mathematical Experience.- 3. Outer Issues.- 4. Inner Issues.- 5. Selected Topics in Mathematics.- 6. Teaching and Learning.- 7. From Certainty to Fallibility.- 8. Mathematical Reality.- Glossary.- Bibliography.- Index.- Epilogue.
Series Title: Modern Birkh?user Classics.
Responsibility: by Philip J. Davis, Reuben Hersh, Elena Anne Marchisotto.
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