Book:Edward Kasner/Mathematics and the Imagination

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Edward Kasner and James R. Newman: Mathematics and the Imagination

Published $1940$, Simon and Schuster.


Subject Matter


Contents

Introduction
I. NEW NAMES FOR OLD
II. BEYOND THE GOOGOL
III. $\pi, i, e$ (PIE)
IV. ASSORTED GEOMETRIES—PLANE AND FANCY
V. PASTIMES OF PAST AND PRESENT TIMES
VI. PARADOX LOST AND PARADOX REGAINED
VII. CHANCE AND CHANCEABILITY
VIII. RUBBER-SHEET GEOMETRY
IX. CHANGE AND CHANGEABILITY
EPILOGUE. MATHEMATICS AND THE IMAGINATION