1473601738
Mathematics / Mike Askew.
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Author: Askew, Mike,
Publication year: 2015
Format: Paperback
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton,
ISBN: 9781473601734 (pbk.) :
Description:
Mathematics often gets a bad press. Describing someone as 'calculating' or 'rational' is hardly as flattering as being labelled 'artistic' or 'creative' and mathematicians in movies or novels are often portrayed as social misfits who rarely get the guy or the girl. Through looking at some of the history of mathematics, psychological studies into how we come to know mathematics and key ideas in mathematics itself, the intent of this book is, if not to make the reader fall in love with mathematics, then at least to come to understand its nature a little better, and perhaps care a little more for it. In short, this book explores the human side of maths.
Series: All that matters
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Physical Description:
151 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 18 cm.

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