Mathematics: A Concise History and Philosophy 265 pages | Dec 12, 2008 |ISBN:0387942807 | PDF | 7.5 Mb
Mathematics is a wonderfully austere science, but it also has a very human side. It is embedded in a colorful history filled with extraordinary personalities, deep philosophical debates, and breath-taking advances in knowledge. This book offers a brief but penetrating synopsis of that history. This book includes many detailed explanations of important mathematical procedures actually used by famous mathematicians.