Mathematicians: An Outer View of the Inner World

Descriere: The startling contrast between lined faces and lively minds suggests that the passionate pursuit of mathematics is an ideal formula for aging gracefully, even joyfully."–Sylvia Nasar, author of "A Beautiful Mind"Mariana Cook has gathered a wonderful collection of reflective essays by some of the most celebrated living mathematicians and she has captured the essence of these interesting people through her photographs. It was a pleasure to read about the lives and thoughts of these mathematicians whom I have respected for so long. I foresee many mathematicians and mathematics students consuming these morsels with delight."–David Richeson, author of "Euler’s Gem: The Polyhedron Formula and the Birth of Topology

  • Autori: Mariana Cook
  • Editura: Princeton University Press
  • Anul aparitiei: 2009
  • ISBN: 9780691139517
  • Numar de pagini: 199
  • Categorie: Mathematics