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  • Jung: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourselfby Phil Goss

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available

    Written by Dr Phil Goss, who Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy at the University of Central Lancashire, Jung: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and... more...

  • Der Mathe-Joggerby Heinrich Hemme

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 12.45

    Querdenken erwünscht! Heinrich Hemmes »Mathe-Jogger« lädt ein zum Knobeln und Kopfzerbrechen. Unterhaltsame mathematische Rätsel und Scherzaufgaben aus allen Bereichen der Mathematik, logische Probleme sowie optische Spielereien garantieren Spaß am Nachdenken und Tüfteln. Die Aufgaben sind unterschiedlich schwer und nach den drei Schwierigkeitsgraden... more...

  • Der Mathe-Jogger 2by Heinrich Hemme

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 12.45

    Das Buch ist eine Sammlung unterhaltsamer Denksportaufgaben mit ausführlichen Lösungen aus allen Bereichen der Mathematik. Geometrie, Topologie und Zahlentheorie gehören genauso zum Spektrum wie Logik, Kombinatorik und Algebra. Doch auch mathematische Scherze, optische Spielereien und logische Spitzfindigkeiten sind vertreten. Dennoch reichen zur Lösung... more...

  • A History of Piby Petr Beckmann

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 17.99

    The history of pi, says the author, though a small part of the history of mathematics, is nevertheless a mirror of the history of man. Petr Beckmann holds up this mirror, giving the background of the times when pi made progress -- and also when it did not, because science was being stifled by militarism or religious fanaticism. more...

  • Finding Zeroby Amir D. Aczel

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    The story of how we got our numbers--told through one mathematician's journey to find zero more...

  • The Calculus Galleryby William Dunham

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    More than three centuries after its creation, calculus remains a dazzling intellectual achievement and the gateway into higher mathematics. This book charts its growth and development by sampling from the work of some of its foremost practitioners, beginning with Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz in the late seventeenth century and continuing... more...

  • The Great Philosophers: Turingby Andrew Hodges

    Orion 2011; US$ 8.14

    Alan Turing 1912 ? 1954 Alan Turing?s 1936 paper On Computable Numbers, introducing the Turing machine, was a landmark of twentieth-century thought. It settled a deep problem in the foundations of mathematics, and provided the principle of the post-war electronic computer. It also supplied a new approach to the philosophy of the mind. Influenced... more...

  • Interactionsby Vincent F. Hendricks; Klaus Frovin Jřrgensen; Jesper Lützen

    Springer 2007; US$ 219.00

    Covers the theme of the interaction between mathematics, physics and philosophy during the beginning of the 20th century. Seminal theories of modern physics and new fundamental mathematical structures were discovered or formed in this period. more...

  • Das Unendlicheby Rudolf J. Taschner

    Springer 2006; US$ 29.99

    Philosophen und Theologen haben über das Unendliche nachgedacht. Doch die wahre Wissenschaft vom Unendlichen ist die Mathematik.Rudolf Taschner gelingt es, diesen zentralen Begriff auch dem mathematischen Laien zu vermitteln. Auf anschauliche Weise beschreibt er, wie bereits Pythagoras, Archimedes und Euklid versucht haben, das Unendliche zu fassen.... more...

  • La loi de la gravitation universelle - Newton, Euler et Laplace: Le cheminement d'une révolution scientifique vers une science normale (French Edition)by Prosper Schroeder

    Springer 2007; US$ 79.95

    La Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica de Newton, marquait-elle le début d'une révolution scientifique, ou était-elle la simple synthčse des idées d'un Kepler, Galilée ou Hooke? Clairaut, d'Alembert et Euler doutaient de la validité de la loi newtonienne et leurs idées firent progresser la mécanique céleste qui atteignit l'état de «science... more...