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*About this edition:*Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky "meta-memoir" raises questions about our lives that most of us don't think to ask, but arguably should: What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment?

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*About this edition:*Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky meta-memoir raises questions about our lives that most of us don't think to ask but arguably should: What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment?

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*About this edition:*Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky "meta-memoir" raises questions about our lives that most of us don't think to ask, but arguably should: What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment?

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*About this edition:*Examines the mathematical perspective of societal violence, offering insight into the probability and randomness associated with any given scenario

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*About this edition:*In this lively volume, mathematician John Allen Paulos employs his singular wit to guide us through an unlikely mathematical jungle—the pages of the daily newspaper.

*About this edition:*Examines the mathematical perspective of societal violence, offering insight into the probability and randomness associated with any given scenario

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*About this edition:*Examines the mathematical perspective of societal violence, offering insight into the probability and randomness associated with any given scenario

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*About this edition:*Examines the mathematical perspective of societal violence, offering insight into the probability and randomness associated with any given scenario

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*About this edition:*Argues that there is no logical reason to believe in God, refuting twelve important arguments commonly proposed to prove the existence of God, while offering commentary on such topics as the nature of miracles, cognitive illusions, and creationist probability.

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*About this edition:*A lifelong unbeliever finds no reason to change his mind.

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*About this edition:*Offers a mathematical perspective on the stock market and the human dream of wealth, covering such topics as data mining, momentum investing, the Elliot Wave Theory, and Warren Buffet's fundamental analysis.

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*About this edition:*The author of Innumeracy offers a mathematical perspective on the stock market and the human dream of wealth, covering such topics as data mining, momentum investing, the Elliot Wave Theory, and Warren Buffett's fundamental analysis.

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*About this edition:*All our books are brand new.

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*About this edition:*Es indudable que a Jorge Wagensberg, director de Metatemas, le gustan los libros de John Allen Paulos porque este sera ya el tercero que viene a enriquecer su coleccion.

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*About this edition:*En este brillante ensayo, al alcance de cualquier lector, el matemÃ¡tico norteamericano John Allen Paulos nos revela cÃ³mo nuestra incapacidad para aprehender la ley de los grandes nÃºmeros, y todas las probabilidades que conllevan, desinforman polÃticas de gobierno, confunden decisiones personales y aumentan nuestra vulnerabi

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*About this edition:*Hay algo mas opuesto que los numeros y las historias de ficcion?

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*About this edition:*The author examines the nation's burgeoning inability to deal rationally with very large numbers, assesses the impact on government policymaking and everyday life, and shows what can be done about this

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*About this edition:*Examines the nation's burgeoning inability to deal rationally with very large numbers, assesses the impact on government policymaking and everyday life, and shows what can be done about this.

*About this edition:*Documents the widespread ignorance of simple concepts of numbers and probability, and shows how this mathematical illiteracy leads to wrong decisions in both public and private life

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*About this edition:*Dozens of examples in innumeracy show us how it affects not only personal economics and travel plans, but explains mischosen mates, inappropriate drug-testing, and the allure of psuedo-science.

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*About this edition:*FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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*About this edition:*Wittgenstein once remarked that 'a serious and good philosophical work could be written that consisted entirely of jokes'.

*About this edition:*Paulos uses jokes, stories, parables, and anecdotes to elucidate difficult concepts, in this case, some of the fundamental problems in modern philosophy.

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*About this edition:*Documents the widespread ignorance of simple concepts of numbers and probability, and shows how this mathematical illiteracy leads to wrong decisions in both public and private life

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*About this edition:*Explores the ways in which statistical analysis and mathematical logic apply to everyday life

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*About this edition:*A look at the newest and most advanced information theories includes hilarious stories, anecdotes and more, including a conversation between Groucho Marx and Bertrand Russell and an examination of the evidence in the O.

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*About this edition:*Introduces a broad spectrum of mathematical concepts, from the basic to the complex, in a study that integrates concise definitions with witty mathematical essays

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*About this edition:*Introduces a broad spectrum of mathematical concepts, from the basic to the complex, in a study that integrates concise definitions with witty mathematical essays

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*About this edition:*Uses jokes, stories, parables, and puzzles to explain concepts in math, science, and philosophy, including syllogisms, metalanguage, causality, truth and randomness

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*About this edition:*Analyzes the logical structure of various types of mathematical proofs and jokes, showing how humor and mathematics are related by common creative processes and discussing Thom's 'catastrophe theory' to describe how switches, reversals, and jumps in meaning are used in humor

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*About this edition:*Analyzes the logical structure of various types of mathematical proofs and jokes, showing how humor and mathematics are related by common creative processes and discussing Thom's 'catastrophe theory' to describe how switches, reversals, and jumps in meaning are used in humor

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*About this edition:*Analyzes the logical structure of various types of mathematical proofs and jokes, showing how humor and mathematics are related by common creative processes and discussing Thom's 'catastrophe theory' to describe how switches, reversals, and jumps in meaning are used in humor