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    • A Numerate Life

    • A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours
    • By: John Allen Paulos
    • Narrated by: John Allen Paulos
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment? Which favorite presuppositions are unfounded, which statistically biased? By conjoining two opposing mind-sets - the suspension of disbelief required in storytelling and the skepticism inherent in the scientific method - best-selling mathematician John Allen Paulos has created an unusual hybrid, a composite of personal memories and mathematical approaches to reevaluating them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nonlinear, nerdy, fun, mind-stretching

    • By Philo on 01-31-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Irreligion

    • A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don't Add Up
    • By: John Allen Paulos
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 94

    Are there any logical reasons to believe in God? Mathematician and best-selling author John Allen Paulos thinks not. In Irreligion he presents the case for his own worldview, organizing his book into 12 chapters that refute the 12 arguments most often put forward for believing in God's existence.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Would probably be more understandable in print.

    • By ShySusan on 03-10-12
    • A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don't Add Up
    • By: John Allen Paulos
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 01-28-08
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 125 ratings

    Regular price: $17.49