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            Philosophy Of Mathematics

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            Weirdest Maths: At the Frontiers of Reason
             

            Weirdest Maths: At the Frontiers of Reason (Paperback)

            By Darling, David; Banerjee, Agnijo

            • RRP: $24.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            The startlingly young genius and his professor delve into the rich and strange world of mathematics

            ISBN 9781786078056
            Released NZ 30 Mar 2021
            Publisher Oneworld Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Ten Equations that Rule the World: And How You Can Use Them Too

            The Ten Equations that Rule the World: And How You Can Use Them Too (Hardback)

            By Sumpter, David

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            They know something you don't know. They work inside investment banks, betting companies and social media giants. What are the secrets held by mathematicians and what can everyone else learn from them? Their advantage can be reduced to a small number of equations. Ten of them. An...d, surprisingly, it isn't their technical details that give them an edge. It is the way these equations allow them to view problems from a different angle -- a way of seeing the world that anyone can learn. In this eye-opening book, mathematician David Sumpter reveals the formulas that make the modern world go round, and how we can use them to better our chances of success, solidify friendships and live healthier lives, to guard against failure and financial ruin, and to see through scaremongering. Writing with clarity and wit, Sumpter explains how the same equations that are integral to Facebook can help you to work out how long to persist with a difficult task or how many episodes of a new Netflix series to watch before giving up. Empowering and enlightening, The Ten Equations shows how maths can truly change our way of understanding the world.
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            ISBN 9780241404546
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Adults / General
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            34 Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Hinton

            Hinton (Hardback)

            By Blacklock, Mark

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            A nineteenth century tale of dangerous and pioneering mathematical ideas, based on an incredible true story.

            ISBN 9781783785209
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Granta Books
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            32 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Maths Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

            The Maths Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

            By DK; Foreword by Parker, Matt

            • RRP: $48.00
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            Discover more than 85 of the most important mathematical ideas, theorems, and proofs ever devised, and the great minds behind them, with this original, graphic-led book. Applying the Big Ideas series' trademark combination of authoritative, accessible text and bold graphics to ch...art the development of maths through history, the book explores and explains subjects that range from ancient mathematical ideas and inventions, such as prehistoric tally bones and Sumerian multiplication tables, through to the developments in mathematics during medieval and Renaissance Europe, to the rise of game and group theory more recently Tracing maths through the scientific revolution to its 21st-century use in computers, the internet, and AI, The Maths Book uses an innovative graphic-led approach to make the subject accessible to everyone.
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            ISBN 9780241350362
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Big Ideas
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            Exploring the Invisible: Art, Science, and the Spiritual - Revised and Expanded Edition

            Exploring the Invisible: Art, Science, and the Spiritual - Revised and Expanded Edition (Hardback, Revised edition)

            By Gamwell, Lynn; Foreword by Tyson, Neil deGrasse

            • RRP: $155.00
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            How science changed the way artists understand reality Exploring the Invisible shows how modern art expresses the first secular, scientific worldview in human history. Now fully revised and expanded, this richly illustrated book describes two hundred years of scientific discoveri...es that inspired French Impressionist painters and Art Nouveau arch
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            ISBN 9780691191058
            Released NZ 15 Feb 2020
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            10 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            The Ten Equations that Rule the World: And How You Can Use Them Too

            The Ten Equations that Rule the World: And How You Can Use Them Too (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sumpter, David

            • RRP: $40.00
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            They know something you don't know. They work inside investment banks, betting companies and social media giants. What are the secrets held by mathematicians and what can everyone else learn from them? Their advantage can be reduced to a small number of equations. Ten of them. An...d, surprisingly, it isn't their technical details that give them an edge. It is the way these equations allow them to view problems from a different angle -- a way of seeing the world that anyone can learn. In this eye-opening book, mathematician David Sumpter reveals the formulas that make the modern world go round, and how we can use them to better our chances of success, solidify friendships and live healthier lives, to guard against failure and financial ruin, and to see through scaremongering. Writing with clarity and wit, Sumpter explains how the same equations that are integral to Facebook can help you to work out how long to persist with a difficult task or how many episodes of a new Netflix series to watch before giving up. Empowering and enlightening, The Ten Equations shows how maths can truly change our way of understanding the world.
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            ISBN 9780241467930
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            14 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Platonism, Naturalism, and Mathematical Knowledge
             

            Platonism, Naturalism, and Mathematical Knowledge (Hardback)

            By Brown, James Robert

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            This study addresses a central theme in current philosophy: Platonism vs Naturalism and provides accounts of both approaches to mathematics, crucially discussing Quine, Maddy, Kitcher, Lakoff, Colyvan, and many others.

            ISBN 9780415872669
            Released NZ 13 Dec 2011
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science
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            After Goedel: Platonism and Rationalism in Mathematics and Logic
             

            After Goedel: Platonism and Rationalism in Mathematics and Logic (Hardback)

            By Tieszen, Richard

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            Richard Tieszen analyzes, develops, and defends the writings of Kurt Godel (1906-1978) on the philosophy and foundations of mathematics and logic. Godel's relation to the work of Plato, Leibniz, Husserl, and Kant is examined, and a new type of platonic rationalism that requires r...ational intuition, called 'constituted platonism', is proposed.
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            ISBN 9780199606207
            Released NZ 7 Apr 2011
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Platonism and Anti-Platonism in Mathematics
             

            Platonism and Anti-Platonism in Mathematics (Paperback, New edition)

            By Balaguer, Mark

            • RRP: $91.99
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            A demonstration of the value of both platonism and anti-platonism in the solution of mathematical problems. The author solves the important problems associated with both of the views, and demonstrates that it is inherently impossible for us to have a valid argument for or against... mathematical platonism.
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            ISBN 9780195143980
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2001
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Frege's Theorem
             

            Frege's Theorem (Hardback)

            By Heck, Richard G., Jr.

            • RRP: $113.99
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            Richard Heck explores a key idea in the work of the great philosopher/logician Gottlob Frege: that the axioms of arithmetic can be logically derived from a single principle. Heck uses the theorem to explore historical, philosophical, and technical issues in philosophy of mathemat...ics and logic, relating them to key areas of contemporary philosophy.
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            ISBN 9780199695645
            Released NZ 25 Aug 2011
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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