The Mathematician’s Brain — audiobook download — 9780691129822

ホーム フォーラム 敗者のタン壺 The Mathematician’s Brain — audiobook download — 9780691129822

  • このトピックは空です。
  • 投稿者
    • #7069 返信
      Ryan Sayler

      The Mathematician’s Brain
      A Personal Tour Through the Essentials of Mathematics and Some of the Great Minds Behind Them

      by David Ruelle

      The Mathematician’s Brain : Read More

      • Publisher: Princeton University Press
      • Format: hardcover, 160 pages
      • Language: english
      • Release date: August 5, 2007
      • Genres: mathematics, psychology, science, philosophy
      • ISBN: 9780691129822 (0691129827)
      • Author: David Ruelle

      About The Book

      The Mathematician’s Brain poses a provocative question about the world’s most brilliant yet eccentric mathematical minds: were they brilliant because of their eccentricities or in spite of them? In this thought-provoking and entertaining book, David Ruelle, the well-known mathematical physicist who helped create chaos theory, gives us a rare insider’s account of the celebrated mathematicians he has known-their quirks, oddities, personal tragedies, bad behavior, descents into madness, tragic ends, and the sublime, inexpressible beauty of their most breathtaking mathematical discoveries.

      Consider the case of British mathematician Alan Turing. Credited with cracking the German Enigma code during World War II and conceiving of the modern computer, he was convicted of gross indecency for a homosexual affair and died in 1954 after eating a cyanide-laced apple — his death was ruled a suicide, though rumors of assassination still linger. Ruelle holds nothing back in his revealing and deeply personal reflections on Turing and other fellow mathematicians, including Alexander Grothendieck, Ren� Thom, Bernhard Riemann, and Felix Klein. But this book is more than a mathematical tell-all. Each chapter examines an important mathematical idea and the visionary minds behind it. Ruelle meaningfully explores the philosophical issues raised by each, offering insights into the truly unique and creative ways mathematicians think and showing how the mathematical setting is most favorable for asking philosophical questions about meaning, beauty, and the nature of reality.

      The Mathematician’s Brain takes you inside the world — and heads — of mathematicians. It’s a journey you won’t soon forget.

      Online book The Mathematician’s Brain David Ruelle read online. Hardcover ebook The Mathematician’s Brain Kindle on Book Depository. TXT The Mathematician’s Brain by David Ruelle buy on Amazon. Paperback book The Mathematician’s Brain download for reader.

      MOBI ebook The Mathematician’s Brain download on Booktopia. Hardback The Mathematician’s Brain by David Ruelle on PocketBook. FB2 book The Mathematician’s Brain David Ruelle buy cheap for Mac on Walmart. PDF The Mathematician’s Brain read.

返信先: The Mathematician’s Brain — audiobook download — 9780691129822

<a href="" title="" rel="" target=""> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <pre class=""> <em> <strong> <del datetime="" cite=""> <ins datetime="" cite=""> <ul> <ol start=""> <li> <img src="" border="" alt="" height="" width="">