A Mathematicians Miscellany
by J. E. Littlewood
Publisher: Methuen And Company Limited 1953
Number of pages: 152
Anyone open to the idea of looking through a popular book on mathematics should be able to get on with this one. The book contains pieces of technical mathematics, on occasion pieces that only a professional mathematician can follow; these have been included as contributing to the full picture of the moment as viewed by the professional, but they can all be skipped without prejudice to the rest, and a coherent story will remain.
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by Cargill Gilston Knott - Chambers
The aim has been to illustrate the use of mathematics in constructing diagrams; in measuring areas, volumes, strengths of materials ; in calculating latitudes and longitudes on the earth's surface ; and in solving similar problems.
by Lewis Carroll - Macmillan and co
Here you see Carroll the mathematician at his playful best. This isn't about modern symbolic logic but about ways of expressing classical logic with symbols. It's loaded with amusing problems to delight any mathematical puzzler.
by A. N. Whitehead - Williams & Northgate
This distinguished book is an introduction to a series of mathematical concepts, a history of their development, and a concise summary of how today's reader may use them. An expertly written book by a brilliant man, filled with valuable insights.
by William F. White - The Open Court Publishing Company
The tendency to select the problems and illustrations of mathematics mostly from the scientific and commercial activities of today, is one with which the writer is in accord. Moreover, amusement is one of the fields of applied mathematics.