5 edition of **Mathematics for the nonmathematician** found in the catalog.

Mathematics for the nonmathematician

Morris Kline

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- 38 Currently reading

Published
**1967**
by Dover Publications in New York
.

Written in English

- Mathématiques -- 1961-

**Edition Notes**

5

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 641 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 641 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL22193125M |

ISBN 10 | 0486248232 |

Mathematics for the Non-Mathematician An Idiosyncratic Annotated Bibliography General Philip J. Davis & Reuben Hersh, "The Mathematical Experience," Houghton Mifflin, A wonderful mix of mathematics, philosophy, history of mathematics, and what might be called the psychology of mathematics as currently practiced by working mathematicians. Book Descriptions. Practical, scientific, philosophical, and artistic problems have caused men to investigate mathematics. But there is one other motive which is as strong as any of these — the search for beauty. Mathematics is an art, and as such affords the pleasures which all the arts afford.".

Morris Kline (May 1, – J ) was a Professor of Mathematics, a writer on the history, philosophy, and teaching of mathematics, and also a popularizer of mathematical subjects. 1 Education and career. 2 Critique of mathematics education. 3 Critique of mathematics research. 7 External links. Education and career. Highly recommended, for a wide range of audiences. This book builds up mathematics from the most basic level, namely counting. More than that, though, it presents mathematics in historical, scientific, cultural, and artistic context. It proceeds through the history of mathematics, teaching theorems from geometry, arithmetic, algebra, and probability along the way.

Mathematics for the Nonmathematician (our commented edition) Incidentally, other Arabic words which are now common mathematical terms are algebra, taken from the title of a book written by Al-Khowarizmi, a ninth--century Arabian mathematician, and algorithm, now meaning a process of calculation, which is a corruption of the man's name. Mathematics for the Nonmathematician by Morris Kline starting at $ Mathematics for the Nonmathematician has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

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In the Author's Own Words: "Mathematics is the key to understanding and mastering our physical, social and biological worlds."Cited by: Mathematics for the Nonmathematician book. Read 33 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Practical, scientific, philosophical, and arti /5(33). Wow. I am definitely a non-mathematician. This is the book I sincerely wish had vbeen made available to me as a young person.

It explains the WHY of mathematics better than most of my teachers and explains what the point of the equations were that were like Greek, Chinese and pictographs to me as a /5. Reprint. Originally published: Mathematics for liberal arts. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, c (Addison-Wesley series in introductory mathematics)Pages: Paul Nahin has a number of accessible mathematics books written for non-mathematicians, the most famous being.

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I was okayish at mathematics in school, but whatever I learned over there, I cannot recollect any of that. Being an absolute wreck at Calculus and other essential topics in high school, you can take me as a val. His Dover book, Mathematics for the Nonmathematician could reasonably be regarded as the ultimate math for liberal arts text and may have reached more readers over its long life than any other similarly directed text.

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Morris Kline’s most popular book is Mathematics for the Nonmathematician. The World of Mathematics, Volume 3, James Roy Newman,Mathematics, pages. Presents 33 essays on such topics as statistics and the design of experiments, group theory, the. Mathematics for the Nonmathematician - Ebook written by Morris Kline.

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The book can also act as a self-study vehicle for advanced high school students and laymen. Professor Kline begins with an overview, tracing the development of mathematics to the ancient Greeks, and following its evolution through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to the present : Dover Publications.

Kline, a noted historian and educator of mathematics, wrote a book that stands the test of time. This isn't of much use to anyone with high-school math who doesn't care to know why math is the way it is. For everyone else, this is a good book. Solutions to problems at the end of the book Cited by: Buy Mathematics for the Nonmathematician by Morris Kline (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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In the Author's Own Words/5(). His Dover book, Mathematics for the Nonmathematician could reasonably be regarded as the ultimate math for liberal arts text and may have reached more readers over its long life than any other similarly directed text.

In the Author's Own Words: "Mathematics is the key to understanding and mastering our physical, social and biological worlds.". In this erudite, entertaining college-level text, Morris Kline, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at New York University, provides the liberal arts student with a detailed treatment of mathematics in a cultural and historical context.

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In the Author's Own Words: "Mathematics is the key to understanding and mastering our physical, social and biological worlds."/5(4). Mathematics for the Nonmathematician Morris Kline.

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