Discrete Thoughts: Essays on Mathematics, Science, and Philosophy
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"Mathematics is shaped by the consistent concerns and styles of powerful minds a "three of which are represented here. Kaca (TM)s work is marked by deep commitment and breadth of inquiry.
"Rota is the easiest of these authors to reada ]a delight: witty and urbane, with a clear and interesting agenda and an astonishing intellectual range. To read him is to be a part of a pleasant and rewarding conversation.
"Jacob T. Schwartz attacks problems ina ]computer science, mathematical economics, computer and instructional a ] No matter how slippery the problem, Schwartz manages to capture a substantial chunk of it in his mathematical net."
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This is a volume of essays and reviews that delightfully explore mathematics in all its moods a " from the light and the witty, and humorous to serious, rational, and cerebral. Topics include: logic, combinatorics, statistics, economics, artificial intelligence, computer science, and applications of mathematics broadly. You will also find history and philosophy covered, including discussion of the work of Ulam, Kant, Heidegger among others.
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Discrete Thoughts - History of Science. This is a volume of essays and reviews that delightfully explore mathematics in all its moods — from the light and ...
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Discrete thoughts: - / 1992 - Livros
KAC, Mark; ROTA, Gian-Carlo; SCHWARTZ, Jacob T. Discrete thoughts: essays on mathematics, science, and philosophy. Boston: Birkhäuser Verlag, 1992. 276 p.
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Discrete thoughts : essays on mathematics, science, and philosophy 1986, Text.Monograph, Scientists of our time, Boston (MA), [etc.]:Birkhäuser ...
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