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Mathematician's Lament

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The book/essay frames learning mathematics as an artistic and imaginative pursuit which is not reflected at all in the way the subject is currently taught.

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The power and attractiveness of the subject of mathematics is often hidden from students who are in introductory courses. In this new, innovative overview textbook, the authors put special emphasis on the deep ideas of mathematics, and present the subject through lively and entertaining examples, anecdotes, challenges and illustrations, all of which are designed to excite the student's interest. The underlying ideas include topics from number theory, infinity, geometry, topology, probability and chaos theory.

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This is not an easy book to read, but if you have a reasonable background in mathematics, your hard work will pay off.

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