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Author Davis, Philip J., 1923-2018

Title The mathematical experience / Philip J. Davis, Reuben Hersh, Elena Anne Marchisotto ; with an introduction by Gian-Carlo Rota.

Publication Info. Boston : Birkhäuser, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  510 D263MEX    Check Shelf
Edition Study ed.
Description xxi, 487 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-480) and index.
Contents Overture -- Mathematical landscape -- Varieties of mathematical experience -- Outer issues -- Inner issues -- Selected topics in mathematics -- Teaching and learning -- From Certainty to fallibility -- Mathematical reality -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary Presents general information about meteorology, weather, and climate and includes more than thirty activities to help study these topics, including making a cloud, generating lightning, and showing what happens when warm and cold fronts collide.
Subject Mathematics -- Philosophy.
Mathematics -- History.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching.
Added Author Hersh, Reuben, 1927-2020
Marchisotto, Elena.
Other Form: Online version: Davis, Philip J., 1923- Mathematical experience. Study ed. Boston : Birkhäuser, 1995 (OCoLC)812613037
ISBN 0817637397 (h : acid-free paper)
9780817637392 (h : acid-free paper)
3764337397 (h : acid-free paper)
9783764337391 (h : acid-free paper)
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