7 edition of Fantasia mathematica found in the catalog.
|Statement||compiled and edited by Clifton Fadiman.|
|Contributions||Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-|
|LC Classifications||PN6071.M3 F35 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 298 p. :|
|Number of Pages||298|
|LC Control Number||97007654|
Fantasia Mathematica: Being a Set of Stories, Together With a Group of Oddments and Diversions, All Drawn from the Universe of Mathematics "What a relief to open the pages of this book. I approach mathematics as a subject necessary, but always painful, to learn. Get this from a library! Fantasia mathematica: being a set of stories, together with a group of oddments and diversions, all drawn from the universe of mathematics. [Clifton Fadiman] -- Book Description: Clifton Fadiman's classic collection of mathematical stories, essays and anecdotes is now once again available. Ranging from the poignant to the comical via the simply surreal.
This is a more technical book written for mathematicians, but still written at an accessible and somewhat elementary level. C. H. Edwards, Jr., The Historical Development of the Calculus, Springer-Verlag, Clifton Fadiman, Fantasia Mathematica, Springer-Verlag, Reprint from the publication. Fantasia Mathematica. Edited by Clifton Fadiman. This collection includes short stories from a genre most people have never even heard of: mathematical fiction. Essays are here and poetry as well, from writers as diverse as Plato, Edgar Allen Poe, and Arthur C. Clarke. The stories, in particular, are wonderful and hard to find.
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Fantasia Mathematica Paperback – April 1, by Clifton Fadiman (Editor)/5(20). Fantasia Mathematica book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Clifton Fadiman's classic collection of mathematical stories, /5.
Clifton Fadiman's classic collection of mathematical stories, essays and anecdotes is now once again available. Ranging from Fantasia mathematica book poignant to the comical via the simply surreal, these selections include writing by Aldous Huxley, Martin Gardner, H.G.
Brand: Springer New York. Clifton Fadiman's classic collection of mathematical stories, essays and anecdotes first published inis now back in print.
Ranging from the poignant to the comical to the surreal, these selections include writing by Aldous Huxley, Martin Gardner, H.G. Wells, George Gamow, G.H. Hardy, Plato, Robert Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, and many others/5(2).
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Fantasia mathematica; being a set of stories, together with a group Fantasia mathematica book oddments and diversions, all drawn from the universe of mathematics Clifton Fadiman — Mathematics Author: Clifton.
Fantasia mathematica; being a set of stories, together with a group of oddments and diversions, all drawn from the universe of mathematics. This anthology might as well be titled Fantasia Mathematica, Volume 2.
When Volume 1 first appeared inreaders couldn't get enough, so this work followed inand is now back in print. I first read Volume 1 as a teenager, so the current title doesn't carry for me the nostalgia of the original, but there's still lots of good by: 5.
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Fantasia Mathematica, edited by Clifton Fadiman Published inthis classic anthology includes math-centric short fiction by a list of authors that reads like the SFF Hall-of-Fame: H.G.
Wells, Robert Heinlein, Aldous Huxley, and Arthur C. Clarke, to name a : Jeff Somers. Fantasia Mathematica: Being a Set of Stories, Together with a Group of Oddments and Diversions, All Drawn from the Universe of Mathematics Paperback – 22 Feb. /5(13). Fantasia mathematica being a set of stories, together with a group of oddments and diversions, all drawn from the universe of mathematics by Clifton Fadiman.
Published by Copernicus in New York, NY, USA. Written in EnglishPages: Fantasia Mathematica: Being a Set of Stories, Together with a Group of Oddments and Diversions, All Drawn from the Universe of Mathematics Clifton Fadiman Published by Springer.
June’s Book of the Month is Fantasia Mathematica, a collection of mathematical stories, poems, and humour compiled by Clifton Fadiman, and first published by Simon & Schuster in Authors include Aldous Huxley, H.G. Wells, and Arthur C. Clarke. It was republished in softback in by Copernicus (Springer-Verlag).
Fantasia Mathematica certainly deserves to be in the list of Mathematical fiction. The book is interesting.
It is not exactly fun and it gets boring from time to time. It is appropriate for all readers. I am a student of mathematics and I liked it.
My professor of English literature has read it and he also liked it. Fantasia Mathematica Clifton Fadiman Paperback published by Simon and Schuster. Add an alert Add to a list. Add a alert. Enter prices below and click 'Add'.
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Oddments mathematical, collected and introduced all too briefly by Clifton Fadiman, are interesting more as a phenomenon of the contemporary market for science fiction and its tangents than they are as literary material. Fadiman has snipped a section of How Green Was My Valley demonstrating woman's eternal war with the decimal point, relied on much familiar material (Huxley's Young Archimedes.
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Fantasia mathematica:; being a set of stories, together with a group of oddments and diversions, all drawn from the universe of mathematics Fadiman, Clifton (compiler and editor) Published by Simon and Schuster, New York (). Cool math books. Leave a comment Go to comments. Not a technical book but I loved reading Fantasia Mathematica as a kid.
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