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The Resource The universe and the teacup : the mathematics of truth and beauty, K.C. Cole

The universe and the teacup : the mathematics of truth and beauty, K.C. Cole

Label
The universe and the teacup : the mathematics of truth and beauty
Title
The universe and the teacup
Title remainder
the mathematics of truth and beauty
Statement of responsibility
K.C. Cole
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the relevance of mathematics to most aspects of life, and directly relates ideas from math to problem solving in unusual places, such as whether there is life on Mars, and the Unabomber case
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cole, K. C
Dewey number
510
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA36
LC item number
.C65 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Truth (Aesthetics)
  • Aesthetics
  • Aesthetics
  • Mathematics
  • Truth (Aesthetics)
  • Wiskunde
  • Esthetische ervaring
  • Matemáticas
  • Verdad (Estética)
  • Estética
Label
The universe and the teacup : the mathematics of truth and beauty, K.C. Cole
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-208) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Interpreting the physical world
  • ch. 4.
  • Measure of man, woman, and thing
  • ch. 5.
  • Matter of scale
  • ch. 6.
  • Emerging properties: more is different
  • ch. 7.
  • Mathematics of prediction
  • ch. 8.
  • ch. 1.
  • Signal in the haystack
  • pt. 3.
  • Interpreting the social world
  • ch. 9.
  • Voting: Lani Guinier was right
  • ch. 10.
  • Fair division: the wisdom of Solomon
  • ch. 11.
  • Mathematics of kindness: math proves the golden rule
  • pt. 4.
  • What's math got to do with it
  • Mathematics of truth
  • ch. 12.
  • Truth about why things happen
  • ch. 13.
  • Burden of proof
  • ch. 14.
  • Emmy and Albert: the unvarying nature of truth
  • pt 1.
  • Where mind meets math -- ch. 2.
  • Exponential amplification
  • ch. 3.
  • Calculated risks
  • pt. 2.
Control code
ocm37141125
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 214 p.
Isbn
9780151003235
Lccn
97022338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o37141125
  • (OCoLC)37141125
Label
The universe and the teacup : the mathematics of truth and beauty, K.C. Cole
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-208) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Interpreting the physical world
  • ch. 4.
  • Measure of man, woman, and thing
  • ch. 5.
  • Matter of scale
  • ch. 6.
  • Emerging properties: more is different
  • ch. 7.
  • Mathematics of prediction
  • ch. 8.
  • ch. 1.
  • Signal in the haystack
  • pt. 3.
  • Interpreting the social world
  • ch. 9.
  • Voting: Lani Guinier was right
  • ch. 10.
  • Fair division: the wisdom of Solomon
  • ch. 11.
  • Mathematics of kindness: math proves the golden rule
  • pt. 4.
  • What's math got to do with it
  • Mathematics of truth
  • ch. 12.
  • Truth about why things happen
  • ch. 13.
  • Burden of proof
  • ch. 14.
  • Emmy and Albert: the unvarying nature of truth
  • pt 1.
  • Where mind meets math -- ch. 2.
  • Exponential amplification
  • ch. 3.
  • Calculated risks
  • pt. 2.
Control code
ocm37141125
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 214 p.
Isbn
9780151003235
Lccn
97022338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o37141125
  • (OCoLC)37141125

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