Mathematics and the Search for Knowledge

Kline, Morris
ISBN:
9780195035339

Morris Kline is that rare scientist with the ability to convey the complexity and richness of his specialty in terms the general reader can appreciate. In this book, he provides a provocative and lucid account of how mathematics has been used as a powerful instrument in our exploration of the physical world. Kline probes the world of mathematics from the days of the Greeks to the present day, illuminating the inner workings of the science that enables us to penetrate the secrets of our world's natural phenomena

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