Mathematical Omnibus: Thirty Lectures on Classic Mathematics
by Dmitry Fuchs, Sergei Tabachnikov
Publisher: American Mathematical Society 2007
Number of pages: 465
This book will be of interest to anyone who likes mathematics, from high school students to accomplished researchers. We do not promise an easy ride: the majority of results are proved, and it will take a considerable effort from the reader to follow the details of the arguments. By this book we hope to make a modest contribution to the continuation of the mathematical culture.
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by Edwin A. Abbot - Seeley and Co.
The book gives some accessible and charming explanations of geometry and physics for the curious non-mathematician. Flatland imagines a two-dimensional world inhabited by sentient geometric shapes who think their planar world is all there is.
by Hermann Schubert - The Open Court Publishing
The mathematical essays in this volume are by one of the most successful teachers and text-book writers of Germany. The essays are full of suggestions for elementary mathematical teachers and students, as well as for non-mathematical readers.
by J. E. Littlewood - Methuen And Company Limited
Anyone open to the idea of looking through a popular book on mathematics should be able to get on with this one. It contains pieces of technical mathematics; these can all be skipped without prejudice to the rest, and a coherent story will remain.
by William F. White - The Open Court Publishing Company
The tendency to select the problems and illustrations of mathematics mostly from the scientific and commercial activities of today, is one with which the writer is in accord. Moreover, amusement is one of the fields of applied mathematics.