Letters to a Young Mathematician (Paperback)

Ian Stewart

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Mathematician Ian Stewart tells readers what he wishes he had known when he was a student. He takes up subjects ranging from the philosophical to the practical-what mathematics is and why it's worth doing, the relationship between logic and proof, the role of beauty in mathematical thinking, the future of mathematics, how to deal with the peculiarities of the mathematical community, and many others.


Product Details

  • Product code: BJKWE
  • ISBN: 9780465082322
  • Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 20.3cm x 12.8cm
  • Pages: 224
  • Publish date: Tue Mar 27 00:00:00 BST 2007
  • Book points: 12

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