RBA Coleccionables, 2010, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First British

"The dictionary states that mathematics is a deductive science that studies the properties of abstract entities, such as numbers & geometric shapes, & their relationships. However, this definition misses out on a fundamental fact: more often than not, mathematics is guided by poetic emotion & a sense of beauty. The purpose of this book is to illustrate, using examples from the history of the discipline, the extremely important aesthetic & emotional dimensions in the science of mathematics." Size: 180mm - 250mm. 151 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear as well as some bumping to corners and extremities. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Mathematics; Philosophy. ISBN: 002050649X. ISBN/EAN: 9780020506492. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18646.

"The dictionary states that mathematics is a deductive science that studies the properties of abstract entities, such as numbers & geometric shapes, & their relationships. However, this definition misses out on a fundamental fact: more often than not, mathematics is guided by poetic emotion & a sense of beauty. The purpose of this book is to illustrate, using examples from the history of the discipline, the extremely important aesthetic & emotional dimensions in the science of mathematics." Size: 180mm - 250mm. 151 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear as well as some bumping to corners and extremities. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Mathematics; Philosophy. ISBN: 002050649X. ISBN/EAN: 9780020506492. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18646.