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## What Is Mathematics?

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What Is Mathematics? is a mathematics book written by Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins, published in England by Oxford University Press. It is an introduction to mathematics, intended both for the mathematics student and for the general public.
First published in 1941, it discusses number theory, geometry, topology and calculus.
A second edition was published in 1996 with an additional chapter on recent progress in mathematics, written by Ian Stewart.

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original title:
What Is Mathematics?

subtitle:
An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods

language:
English

date of publication:
1941

genre:
specialized literature, popular science literature, mathematics

main subject:
mathematics

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#### What is mathematics?

language: English

date of publication: 1996

ISBN-13: 978-0-19-510519-3ISBN-10: 0-19-510519-2Publicnothing here