Story of Mathematics

Story of Mathematics Free eBook ¶ Ian Stewart
  • Story of Mathematics
  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • Ian Stewart
  • English
  • 07 October 2017
  • 1847240178

About the Author: Ian Stewart

Story of Mathematics Free eBook ¶ Ian Stewart Ian Nicholas Stewart is an Emeritus Professor and Digital Media Fellow in the Mathematics Department at Warwick University, with special responsibility for public awareness of mathematics and science He is best known for his popular science writing on mathematical themes from the author s website Librarian Note There isthan one author in the GoodReads database with this name See other authors with similar names.


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Another popular hi Story of Mathematics , essentially interchangeable with most others Whatever points he gains for not shying away completely from some of thetechnical aspects in the way his colleagues do, he loses for having hand drawn graphs I know this is the hip thing to do nowadays, but it looks sloppy and occasionally obscures the information he s trying to convey.
Still, not the worst book Story of Mathematics ever written.
This is a hi Story of Mathematics packed into less than 400 pages Ian tackles everything from ancient tallying systems to group theory, from foundational maths to probability theory, from number theory to complexity So no prizes for guessing that this is not an in depth account of each subject But I did not expect it to be, and Ian freely acknowledges that he had to make choices of what to include, and cut corners in the rigour with which he chose to explain it And I think he made these decis This is a hi Story of Mathematics packed into less than 400 pages Ian tackles everything from ancient tallying systems to group theory, from foundational maths to probability theory, from number theory to complexity So no prizes for guessing that this is not an in depth account of each subject But I did not expect it to be,
This is a short history of maths By short, I mean really short Which is unfortunate, because there can be no justice done to any topic within the few pages that the author has allocated for each In some cases, just as the topic gets interesting, the author is forced to make a rapid conclusion In other situations, he is forced to become very high level and ignores the details necessary to help the reader understand what the topic is all about.
Having said that, it is still a fun book Story of Mathematics in many r This is a short history of maths By short, I mean really short Which is unfortunate, because there can be no justice done to any topic within the few pages that the author has allocated for each In some cases, just as the topic gets interesting, the author is forced to make a rapid conclusion In other situations, he is forced to become ver This is one of the best books Story of Mathematics on hi Story of Mathematics I have read Story of Mathematics in a very long time The author has a wonderful way of starting with something basic and getting to complicated aspects in just a couple of pages I loved it The chapters are very interestingly divided into small sub chapters everything seems to be organised so that each chapter starts with a basic idea and by the end you get the full on complicated aspects From this point of view, I don t think the book Story of Mathematics is for everyone I wi This is one of the best books Story of Mathematics on hi Story of Mathematics I have read Story of Mathematics in a very long time The author has a wonderful way of starting with something basic and getting to complicated aspects in just a couple of pages I loved it The chapters are very interestingly divided into small sub chapters everything seems to be organised so that each chapter starts with a basic idea and by the end you ge

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