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The purpose of this book is not to teach you how to do math. (There are plenty of other books on the market than aim to do that. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Gregory J. Casteel
Brilliant! A clear exposition of what it means to think like a mathematician, from one of the foremost mathematicians alive today.Published 2 months ago by SidB
If you even are remotely interested in increasing your likeness for higher level math, then get this book. Prof. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Rafid Hoda
The author covers a wide range of topics in a small volume, from complex numbers to limits to hyperbolic geometry. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Michael Massimilla
Gowers' unique book focuses on the subject matter and epistemology of mathematics: what mathematicians think about and how they establish results. Read morePublished 5 months ago by James W. Lamb
There was always a sort of discontent in my mind that I couldn't grasp why it is not possible to divide by 0. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Neori
Important perspective for the reason to teach an abstract math early on.
Very well written - provides great starting points for further exploration in the subject.
It tells about math much like other books. There are no special insights from Gowers. I had hoped he would discuss his concept of the "width of a proof".Published 10 months ago by DesertRat
Covers the topics that I was interested in reading about.
This book appears to be an original work by the author, although there may be
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