Davis, Philip J. & Hersh, Reuben,: Descartes' dream – the world according to mathematics
Book Number: 0279001
Penguin, London, 1990. Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: photographs & diagrams & drawings. reprint. second-hand copy, slight signs of handling, no annotations, no underlining.In this book the authors take an incisive look at how mathematics supplied in the real world today. "We approach mathematics from the outside. We are concerned with the impact mathematics makes when it is applied to the world that lies outside mathematics itself; when it is used in relation to the world of nature or of human activities." – Page XI Size: Trade Paperback. XX, 321,  pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs & diagrams & drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Mathematics; ISBN: 0140134751. ISBN/EAN: 9780140134759. Inventory No: 0279001.