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Stewart, Ian

Letters to a young mathematician Ian Stewart. - New York : Basic Books, ©2006. - xii, 210 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

Why do math? -- How I almost became a lawyer -- The breadth of mathematics -- Hasn't it all been done? -- Surrounded by math -- How mathematicians think -- How to learn math -- Fear of proofs -- Can't computers solve everything? -- Mathematical storytelling -- Going for the jugular -- Blockbusters -- Impossible problems -- The career ladder -- Pure or applied? -- Where do you get those crazy ideas? -- How to teach math -- The mathematical community -- Pigs and pickup trucks -- Pleasures and perils of collaboration -- Is God a mathematician?

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Mathematics--Miscellanea.

QA99 / .S84 2006

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