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Discrete thoughts

essays on mathematics, science, and philosophy

by Mark Kac

  • 199 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Birkhäuser in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics.,
  • Science.,
  • Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.(265-266)).

    StatementMark Kac, Gian-Carlo Rota, and Jacob T. Schwartz.
    ContributionsRota, Gian-Carlo., Schwartz, Jacob T.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 264p. :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22643565M
    ISBN 100817636366, 3764336366

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