'Dunham deftly guides the reader through the verbal and logical intricacies of major mathematical questions and proofs, conveying a splendid sense of how the greatest mathematicians from ancient to modern times presented their arguments.' Ivars Peterson Author, The Mathematical Tourist. Mathematics and Physics Editor, Science News

'It is mathematics presented as a series of works of art; a fascinating lingering over individual examples of ingenuity and insight. It is mathematics by lightning flash.' Isaac Asimov

'It is a captivating collection of essays of major mathematical achievements brought to life by the personal and historical anecdotes which the author has skillfully woven into the text. This is a book which should find its place on the bookshelf of anyone interested in science and the scientists who create it.' R.L.Graham, AT&T Bell Laboratories

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ISBN/EAN 9780471500308
Author William Dunham
Publisher John Wiley
Publication date 18 Apr 1990
Format Hardback
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