An Introduction to Mathematics
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An Introduction to Mathematics

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This distinguished little book offers a brisk introduction to a series of mathematical concepts, a history of their development, and a concise summary of how today's reader may use them.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 140 x 214 x 14mm | 281.23g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • 0195002113
  • 9780195002119
  • 678,126

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This distinguished little book offers a brisk introduction to a series of mathematical concepts, a history of their development, and a concise summary of how today's reader may use them.show more

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-Whitehead doesn't popularize or make palatable; he is simply lucid and cogent....A finely balanced mixture of knowledge and urbanity....Should delight you.---The New York Timesshow more

About A.N. Whitehead

Alfred North Whitehead, British mathematician and philosopher, died in 1947. He is the author of many books, and is the co-author, with Bertrand Russell, of the monumental Principia Mathematica.show more

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