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mathematician"s apology

G. H. Hardy

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Published
**1941**
by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.]
.

Written in English

- Mathematics.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by G.H. Hardy. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | vii, 93, [1] p. ; |

Number of Pages | 93 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL21236767M |

May 16, · I personally really like Feynmann’s books. I would start with ``Surely you’re joking, Mr. Feynmann’’ although he has written a lot of truly great books. ``The Pleasure of Finding Things Out’’ is also great. Even his more theoretical works can be r. Nov 27, · If you have already encountered A Mathematician's Apology, I very much doubt you will demur from my review title. If not - read at once. Little need be said except the basics: this is an insight into mathematics, and why mathematicians persue it, by a leading professional mathematician of the early 20th century.4/5(33).

A MATHEMATICIAN’S APOLOGY by G. H. Hardy Freshman Seminar University of California, Irvine Bernard Russo University of California, Irvine a mathematician is to do something, to prove new theorems, to add to mathematics, and not to talk about what he or other mathematicians have done. Exposition, criticism, appreciation, is work for. 58 quotes from A Mathematician's Apology: ‘A mathematician, like a painter or poet, is a maker of patterns. Rate this book. Clear rating. “The Greeks were the first mathematicians who are still ‘real’ to us to-day. Oriental mathematics may be an interesting curiosity, but Greek mathematics is the real thing. The Greeks first.

Jul 05, · The book ‘Mathematicians Apology is a lasting testament to Hardy’s passion for intellectual pursuit. He links mathematics to art and beauty, and explains math in way a critic explains art. On chapter 2, ‘propose to put forward an apology for mathematics”.profitable and praiseworthy. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Canto: A Mathematician's Apology by G. H. Hardy (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(3).

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by G. Hardy (Author) › Visit Amazon's G. Hardy Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. I am not acquainted in reading mathematicians in non-mathamaticians treatises, this is the first so far. When I started reading this book I wondered what could it be about/5(42).

mathematicians. I write about mathematics because, like any other mathematician who has passed sixty, I have no longer the freshness of mind, the energy, or the patience to carry on effectively with my proper job.

2 I propose to put forward an apology for mathematics; and I may be told that it needs none, since there are now few studies more. A Serious Business of Taste The dominant theme of A Mathematician’s Apology, established from the first page, is one of travel-australia-planning-guide.comtics, the study of what is inherently important and valuable, is for Hardy the fundamental power of mathematics, not an incidental result of correct thought/5.

While A Mathematician's Apology has had an enormous influence on generations of mathematicians, it has also been viewed by many as a psychological document of a genius with depressive tendencies.

As Hardy contemporary C. Snow acknowledges in the book's introduction, Mathematicians apology book Mathematician's Apology "is a book of haunting sadness.".

A Mathematician's Apology G. Hardy No preview available - All Book Search results » About the author () C. Snow was born on October 15, in Leicester, England.

He graduated from Leicester University and received a doctorate in physics at the University of Cambridge. After working at Cambridge in molecular physics /5(10). Mar 01, · A Mathematicians Apology Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

This book is a deeply moving account about the worth, and indeed the nobility, of a life spent pursuing "useless" mathematical beauty. A thread of despair alloys the work, as the author -- a brilliant pure mathematician -- had lost his deep creative mathematical.

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Hardy was one of this century's finest mathematical thinkers, renowned among his contemporaries as a 'real mathematician the purest of the pure'. He was also, as C.

Snow recounts in his Foreword, 'unorthodox, eccentric, radical, ready /5(3). Apr 16, · I Read A Mathematician's Apology by G. Hardy when I was about 13 or 14 because my teacher recommended it. For the first time I realised how exciting being a mathematician could be.

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Hardy opens his apology by asserting his belief that in the mere act of "writing about mathematics" he.Jan 12, · A Mathematician's Apology by G H Hardy,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. One of the main themes of the book is the beauty that mathematics possesses, which Hardy compares to painting and poetry. For Hardy, the most beautiful mathematics was /5(5K).