**An Introduction to Mathematics**

by A. N. Whitehead

**Publisher**: Williams & Northgate 1911**ISBN/ASIN**: 0195002113**Number of pages**: 274

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This distinguished little book is 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. An expertly written book by a brilliant man, filled with valuable insights and impressive prose.

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