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The Resource A numerate life : a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his own and probably yours, John Allen Paulos

A numerate life : a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his own and probably yours, John Allen Paulos

Label
A numerate life : a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his own and probably yours
Title
A numerate life
Title remainder
a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his own and probably yours
Statement of responsibility
John Allen Paulos
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 510.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA29.P38
LC item number
P38 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A numerate life : a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his own and probably yours, John Allen Paulos
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-197) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bully teacher, childhood math -- Bias, biography, and why we're all a bit far-out and bizarre -- Ambition versus nihilism -- Life's shifting shapes -- Moving toward the unexpected middle -- Pivots- past to present -- Romance among trans-humans and us cis-humans -- Chances are that chances are -- Lives in the era of numbers and networks -- My stock loss, hypocrisy, and a card trick -- Biographies : verstehen or superficial -- Trips, memories, and becoming jaded
Control code
ocn911004840
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
206 pages
Isbn
9781633881181
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2015023515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)911004840
Label
A numerate life : a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his own and probably yours, John Allen Paulos
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-197) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bully teacher, childhood math -- Bias, biography, and why we're all a bit far-out and bizarre -- Ambition versus nihilism -- Life's shifting shapes -- Moving toward the unexpected middle -- Pivots- past to present -- Romance among trans-humans and us cis-humans -- Chances are that chances are -- Lives in the era of numbers and networks -- My stock loss, hypocrisy, and a card trick -- Biographies : verstehen or superficial -- Trips, memories, and becoming jaded
Control code
ocn911004840
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
206 pages
Isbn
9781633881181
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2015023515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)911004840

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