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Author Hersh, Reuben, 1927-

Title Loving + hating mathematics : challenging the myths of mathematical life / Reuben Hersh and Vera John-Steiner

Publ Info Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2011]
 Bryant Main Stacks  QA28 .H48 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  QA28 .H48 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  QA28 .H48 2011    AVAILABLE
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1 copy ordered for CCRI-Warwick Orders on 06-29-2011.
Descript x, 416 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Mathematical beginnings -- Mathematical culture -- Mathematics as solace -- Mathematics as an addiction : following logic to the end -- Friendships and partnerships -- Mathematical communities -- Gender and age in mathematics -- The teaching of mathematics : fierce or friendly? -- Loving and hating school mathematics
LC subject Mathematicians -- Biography
Mathematicians -- Psychology
Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- United States
Add Author John-Steiner, Vera, 1930-
Alt Title Loving and hating mathematics
ISBN 9780691142470 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691142475 (hardcover : alk. paper)