Mathematics and the Search for Knowledge by Morris Kline

Mathematics and the Search for Knowledge

byMorris Kline

Paperback | November 1, 1986

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In this book Kline examines the development of mathematics as our most powerful instrument for exploring the physical world. He probes our existing world of mathematics and illuminates its workings as a science enabling us to penetrate the secrets of the world's natural phenomena.

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Morris Kline is at New York University (Emeritus).
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Title:Mathematics and the Search for KnowledgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.25 × 6.14 × 0.67 inPublished:November 1, 1986Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195042301

ISBN - 13:9780195042306

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In this book Kline examines the development of mathematics as our most powerful instrument for exploring the physical world. He probes our existing world of mathematics and illuminates its workings as a science enabling us to penetrate the secrets of the world's natural phenomena.

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"The lively writing makes this suitable supplementary reading for advanced undergraduates from many disciplines. An extensive and often technical bibliography is included for those who want to go further."--Zentralblatter/Abstract Journals