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Is god a mathematician?

By: Livio, Mario.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2009Description: x, 308 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780743294065.Subject(s): Mathematics -- Philosophy | Logic, Symbolic and mathematical | Mathematicians -- Psychology | Discoveries in science
Contents:
A mystery -- Mystics : the numerologist and the philsopher -- Magicians : the master and the heretic -- Magicians : the skeptic and the giant -- Statisticians and probabilists : the science of uncertainty -- Geometers : future shock -- Logicians : thinking about reasoning -- Unreasonable effectiveness? -- On the human mind, mathematics, and the universe.
Summary: This fascinating exploration of the great discoveries of history's most important mathematicians seeks an answer to the eternal question: Does mathematics hold the key to understanding the mysteries of the physical world?
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-291) and index.

A mystery -- Mystics : the numerologist and the philsopher -- Magicians : the master and the heretic -- Magicians : the skeptic and the giant -- Statisticians and probabilists : the science of uncertainty -- Geometers : future shock -- Logicians : thinking about reasoning -- Unreasonable effectiveness? -- On the human mind, mathematics, and the universe.

This fascinating exploration of the great discoveries of history's most important mathematicians seeks an answer to the eternal question: Does mathematics hold the key to understanding the mysteries of the physical world?

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