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What Is Mathematics?: An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods (2nd edition)

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For more than two thousand years a familiarity with mathematics has been regarded as an indispensable part of the intellectual equipment of every cultured person. Today, unfortunately, the traditional place of mathematics in education is in grave danger. The teaching and learning of mathematics has degenerated into the realm of rote memorization, the outcome of which leads to satisfactory formal ability but does not lead to real understanding or to greater intellectual independence. This new edition of Richard Courant's and ...

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0195105192

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9780195105193

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What Is Mathematics?: An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods
1996, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195105193

2nd edition

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What Is Mathematics?: An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods
1979, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, Eng

ISBN-13: 9780195025170

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