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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
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.
Nonlinear, nerdy, fun, mind-stretching
- By Philo on 01-31-16
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