首頁外文書人文科普 〉The Best Writing on Mathematics 2014
商品訊息
作者書籍
The Best Writing on Mathematics 2014

The Best Writing on Mathematics 2014


作者  /  Mircea Pitici/ Ed.

出版社 / PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS

出版日期 / 2014/11/23

商品語言 / 英文

裝訂 / 平裝

定價 / NT$875

售價 / 9折, NT$ 788

※ 此商品需向門市調貨,備齊後出貨


The Best Writing on Mathematics 2014 其它優惠/消息


introduction all_character


內容簡介

This annual anthology brings together the year’s finest mathematics writing from around the world. Featuring promising new voices alongside some of the foremost names in the field, The Best Writing on Mathematics 2014 makes available to a wide audience many articles not easily found anywhere else—and you don’t need to be a mathematician to enjoy them. These writings offer surprising insights into the nature, meaning, and practice of mathematics today. They delve into the history, philosophy, teaching, and everyday occurrences of math, and take readers behind the scenes of today’s hottest mathematical debates. Here John Conway presents examples of arithmetical statements that are almost certainly true but likely unprovable; Carlo Séquin explores, compares, and illustrates distinct types of one-sided surfaces known as Klein bottles; Keith Devlin asks what makes a video game good for learning mathematics and shows why many games fall short of that goal; Jordan Ellenberg reports on a recent breakthrough in the study of prime numbers; Stephen Pollard argues that mathematical practice, thinking, and experience transcend the utilitarian value of mathematics; and much, much more.

In addition to presenting the year’s most memorable writings on mathematics, this must-have anthology includes an introduction by editor Mircea Pitici. This book belongs on the shelf of anyone interested in where math has taken us—and where it is headed.







詳細資料

誠品26碼 /2681061594004
ISBN 13 /9780691164175
ISBN 10 /0691164177
EAN /9780691164175

頁數360
尺寸17.8X12.7X2.5CM
裝訂平裝
級別
語言英文
成份




Share/Save/Bookmark

查看全台書店有無此商品