I am a thrid of the way through, waiting to see when this guy stops obsessing about how superior the greeks are to every other society ever on earth. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Jose Castro
A wonderful book WRECKED by horrible production. Example: on page 24 of the paper book we read "either p1 < q1 or q1 < p1", while the Kindle version reads... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Trevor R. Stewart
Is a very good book, some things could be better explained but is pretty good, lacks in spanish translation :(Published 2 months ago by Alexev
This classic gets better and better.
It has no rival as a broad introduction to
the many fields in mathematics.
It explains in a simple way many interesting subjects of mathematics of interest for several fields. It is a basic text book.Published 3 months ago by F. C. L.
My first attempt to read this book was during my undergraduate studies. Twenty years later, I am now discarding my college textbooks and "What Is Mathematics" has... Read morePublished 5 months ago by G. S. Cole
If you love mathematics, you will love this book. It is simple to read and gives hundreds of clear examples on solving mathematical problems and great insights into the history of... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Angel Ortiz
Although the book's layout looks a little dated, the contents are not: it is just the right mix of history, proofs, method and explanation that is missing between simple school... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Maurits Westerik
Courant is crystal-clear in covering an astoundingly wide spectrum of subjects with an unusual didactic touch. Read morePublished 19 months ago by André Gargoura