# In Praise of Mathematics

*Why bother to praise mathematics when you claim, as Alain Badiou does, that philosophy is first and foremost a metaphysics of happiness, or else it’s not worth an hour of trouble?*

**Author**: Alain Badiou

**Publisher:** John Wiley & Sons

**ISBN:** 1509512047

**Category:** Philosophy

**Page:** 144

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# In Praise of Simple Physics

*Whether you simply have a personal interest in physics' influence in the world or you're an engineering and science student who wants to gain more physics know-how, this book has an intriguing scenario for you.*

**Author**: Paul J. Nahin

**Publisher:** Princeton University Press

**ISBN:** 0691178526

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 272

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# Single Digits

*"--Avner Ash, coauthor of Elliptic Tales "A survey of mathematical gems, ancient and modern, this book is certain to arouse the curiosity of anyone with even a passing interest in mathematics.*

**Author**: Marc Chamberland

**Publisher:** Princeton University Press

**ISBN:** 0691175691

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 240

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# Two Millennia of Mathematics

*A collection of inter-connected topics in areas of mathematics which particularly interest the author, ranging over the two millennia from the work of Archimedes to the "Werke" of Gauss.*

**Author**: George M. Phillips

**Publisher:** Springer Science & Business Media

**ISBN:** 1461211808

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 223

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# The Best Writing on Mathematics 2017

*Nahin, Paul J. In Praise of Simple Physics: The Science and Mathematics behind *

Everyday Questions. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2017.

Neuenschwander, Dwight E. Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem. Baltimore:

The Johns ...

**Author**: Mircea Pitici

**Publisher:** Princeton University Press

**ISBN:** 0691178631

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 248

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# Scalar Vector and Matrix Mathematics

*Gaz., Vol. 84, pp. 304–306, 2000. (Cited on p. 244.) J. A. Scott, “ In Praise of the
Catalan Constant,” Math. Gaz., Vol. 86, pp. 102–103, 2002. (Cited on p. 1170.)
J. A. Scott, “Yet another look at n!/".” Math. Gaz., Vol. 87, p. 311, 2003. (Cited on p.*

**Author**: Dennis S. Bernstein

**Publisher:** Princeton University Press

**ISBN:** 0691176531

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 1600

**View:** 284

# Rough Draft Math

*“Understanding Students' Experiences as Listeners During Mathematical
Discussion.” Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics, and Technology
Education 11 (3): 261–272. Honoré, C. 2004. In Praise of Slowness: Challenging
the Cult of ...*

**Author**: Amanda Jansen

**Publisher:**

**ISBN:** 1625312067

**Category:** Classroom environment

**Page:** 224

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# The Bizarre Notes and Queries in History Folk lore Mathematics Mysticism Art Science Etc

*II, p. 20, in article "' Value of Pi (t), ninth line, and on p. 21, first, fifteenth, and
twenty-fifth lines, for " 751 decimals," read 651 decimals. Advertisement*
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# In Praise of Oxford History and topography

**Mathematics** ' The neglect of **mathematics** for thirty or forty years has nearly

destroyed the entire studies of Latin Christendom . For he who knows not

**mathematics** cannot know any other sciences ; what is more , cannot discover his

own ...

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# Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society

*London Mathematical Society ... It would be an impertinence for me to say much
either in praise of Prof . ... Invariants , and , in steady life - long work , connected it
with nearly every branch of Mathematics , enriching everything he touches , and ...*

**Author**: London Mathematical Society

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**Category:** Electronic journals

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# Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

*American Mathematical Society. medium , and w . Its value is found by Mr.
McAulay under one or two assumptions as to the relations of these quantities .
When « is in the plane of D , E , the first part represents the vector w turned
through 180 ...*

**Author**: American Mathematical Society

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**Category:** Mathematics

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# Discussions on Philosophy and Literature Education and University Reform

*But if Dr Whewell had studied logic , as he has studied mathematics , he would
not have confounded an antecedent ... of non - mathematical logic , when a bit of
reasoning has issued from that University , *

**in praise of mathematical**logic , not ...

**Author**: Sir William Hamilton

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**Category:** Education

**Page:** 846

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# Bulletin of the New York Mathematical Society

*... alternately parallel and perpendicular to E. This result is , of course ,
immediately obtained by following Maxwell's method in that chapter . I can hardly
make substantial addition to what Prof. Tait has said *

**in praise**of the book ( Nature , Dec.

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# The Collected Mathematical Papers of Henry John Stephen Smith

*defender of Euclid might add with truth that the gap thus created in the
elementary teaching of mathematics has never been adequately supplied . But
after all has been said that can be said in praise of Euclid , the fact remains that
the form in ...*

**Author**: Henry John Stephen Smith

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# Mathematicians under the Nazis

*one since Felix Klein has done so much for German mathematics as Wilhelm S
̈uss.” Wilhelm S ̈uss was born in Frankfurt-am-Main on March 7, 1895. His
father was a teacher, and the whole family had musical gifts, including young ...*

**Author**: Sanford L. Segal

**Publisher:** Princeton University Press

**ISBN:** 0691164630

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 568

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# The Mathematics Teacher

*Otherwise the author's attempts are highly successful and should come in for
high praise. Mathematics: The Man-Made Universe is written in a delightful prose
style. The author winningly captures the reader's attention with a smooth flow of ...*

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# The Texas Mathematics Teachers Bulletin

*Love Mathematical , ” Gillies , Captain Robert C . , The Mathematics Teacher , Vol
. XII ( March , 1920 ) , p . 124 . " Ode in Praise of Mathematics , ” unknown , The
Mathematics Teacher , « s . Vol . XIX ( De Mathematics ; » 420 ) , p . 124 “ So Let
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# The Mathematics Student

*A Quarterly Dedicated to the Service of Students and Teachers of Mathematics in
India ... Running round the walls were quotations from classical works in
Dravidian languages *

**in praise of Mathematics**, while on the blackboard was written out ...

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# Pure Mathematics

*That he succeeded is evidenced by the following passage from Brill : “ Whatever
has been said in praise of mathematics , of the strength perspicuity and rigor of its
presentation , all is especially true of this work of the great Alexandrian .*

**Author**: Leslie Leland Locke

**Publisher:**

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**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 324

**View:** 256

# The Best Writing on Mathematics 2010

*I found this collection overall very attractive."--Gerald L. Alexanderson, Santa Clara University "A delight to read. This is a fine volume with lots of terrific articles that are as enticing as they are varied.*

**Author**: Mircea Pitici

**Publisher:** Princeton University Press

**ISBN:** 9780691148410

**Category:** Literary Collections

**Page:** 407

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