By E.T. Bell
From one of many maximum minds in modern arithmetic, Professor E.T. Bell, comes a witty, obtainable, and engaging examine the gorgeous craft and mesmerizing historical past of mathematics.
Men of Mathematics presents a wealthy account of significant mathematical milestones, from the geometry of the Greeks via Newton’s calculus, and directly to the legislation of likelihood, symbolic common sense, and the fourth measurement. Bell breaks down this majestic background of principles right into a sequence of engrossing biographies of the nice mathematicians who made development possible—and who additionally led interesting, advanced, and sometimes strangely wonderful lives.
Never pedantic or dense, Bell writes with readability and straightforwardness to distill nice mathematical options into their so much comprehensible types for the curious daily reader. someone with an curiosity in math may possibly study from those wealthy classes, a sophisticated measure or broad learn isn't worthwhile.