Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

The Mathematical Universe an Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems, and Personalities

by William Dunham

  • ISBN: 9780471176619
  • ISBN10: 0471176613

The Mathematical Universe an Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems, and Personalities

by William Dunham

  • List Price: $22.95
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publish date: 03/01/1997
  • ISBN: 9780471176619
  • ISBN10: 0471176613
used Add to Cart $1.71
You save: 93%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $16.24
You save: 29%
FREE shipping on orders over $49!
Description: "If you want to encourage anyone's interest in math, get them The Mathematical Universe... it is enchanting to read". -- New Scientist

"A fascinating collection of essays that touch every facet of the history of mathematics, this is sure to be one of the largest of the crown Jewels of popular mathematics". -- Journal of Recreational Mathematics

This engaging excursion from the acclaimed author of Journey Through Genius offers a rare profile of the great proofs, conundrums, disputes, and solutions that have shaped the world of mathematics. Alphabetically arranged from Arithmetic to Zero, this tour chances upon everything from the antics of the battling Bernoulli brothers to the wonders of Fibonacci series to the quandry of Russell's Paradox.
-- A Book-of-the-Month Club, Quality Paperback, and History Book Club selection

Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Seattle Goodwill
Location: Seattle, WA
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
May have some shelf-wear due to normal use.
Price:
$1.71
Comments:
May have some shelf-wear due to normal use.
Seller: HPB-Emerald
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$4.50
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: HPB-Diamond
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$4.77
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: HPB-Diamond
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$5.62
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: HPB-Ruby
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$5.62
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB
Location: Frederick, MD
Condition: Good
Good condition. A copy that has been read but remains intact. May contain markings such as bookplates, stamps, limited notes and highlighting, or a few light stains.
Price:
$7.30
Comments:
Good condition. A copy that has been read but remains intact. May contain markings such as bookplates, stamps, limited notes and highlighting, or a few light stains.
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Houston,, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$7.71
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Seller: HPB Inc.
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$8.98
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: WonderBook
Location: Frederick, MD Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Good condition. A copy that has been read but remains intact. May contain markings such as bookplates stamps limited notes and highlighting or a few light stains.
Price:
$8.99
Comments:
Good condition. A copy that has been read but remains intact. May contain markings such as bookplates stamps limited notes and highlighting or a few light stains.
Seller: Satellite Books
Location: Burlington, VT
Condition: Like New
Shipping Icon
Softcover. New, unused. Free of any markings and no writings inside. For any additional information or pictures, please inquire.
Price:
$9.00
Comments:
Softcover. New, unused. Free of any markings and no writings inside. For any additional information or pictures, please inquire.
Seller: Solr Books
Location: Skokie, IL
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Great reading/study copy. May have highlights and/or notes. Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Price:
$11.21
Comments:
Great reading/study copy. May have highlights and/or notes. Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Seller: HPB Inc.
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$11.23
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Solr Books
Location: Skokie, IL
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Price:
$12.33
Comments:
Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Seller: SurplusTextSeller
Location: Columbia, MO
Condition: Good
Ships in a BOX from Central Missouri! May not include working access code.
[...]
Price:
$14.71
Comments:
Ships in a BOX from Central Missouri! May not include working access code.
[...]
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).