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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
Cataloging source
JRZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cole, K. C
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA36
LC item number
.C65 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Truth (Aesthetics)
  • Aesthetics
Label
The universe and the teacup : the mathematics of truth and beauty, K.C. Cole
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Harvest book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-208) and index
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
ocm53480883
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Harvest ed.
Extent
x, 214 p.
Isbn
9780156006569
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)53480883
Label
The universe and the teacup : the mathematics of truth and beauty, K.C. Cole
Publication
Note
"A Harvest book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-208) and index
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
ocm53480883
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Harvest ed.
Extent
x, 214 p.
Isbn
9780156006569
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)53480883

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