Euclid and his Modern Rivals
Euclid and his Modern Rivals is a mathematical book published in 1879 by the English mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), better known as Lewis Carroll. It considers the pedagogic merit...
Statistical Methods for Research Workers
Statistical Methods for Research Workers (ISBN 0-05-002170-2) is a classic 1925 book on statistics by the statistician R.A. Fisher. It is considered by some to be one of the 20th century's most influe...
The Man Who Counted
The Man Who Counted (original Portuguese title: O Homem que Calculava) is a book on recreational mathematics and curious word problems by Brazilian writer Júlio César de Mello e Souza, published under...
De arte supputandi
De arte supputandi libri quattuor was the first printed work on arithmetic published in England. Published in 1522, it was written by Cuthbert Tunstall, Bishop of London, and based on Luca Pacioli's S...
Sum of Logic
The Summa Logicae ("Sum of Logic") is a textbook on logic by William of Ockham. It was written around 1323.Systematically, it resembles other works of medieval logic, organised under the basic heading...
Foundations of Differential Geometry
Foundations of Differential Geometry is an influential 2-volume mathematics book on differential geometry written by Shoshichi Kobayashi and Katsumi Nomizu. The first volume was published in 1963 and ...
History of the Theory of Numbers
History of the Theory of Numbers is a three-volume work by L. E. Dickson summarizing work in number theory up to about 1920. The style is unusual in that Dickson mostly just lists results by various ...
The Classical Groups
In mathematics, The Classical Groups: Their Invariants and Representations is a book by Weyl (1939), which describes classical invariant theory in terms of representation theory. It is largely respons...
Codes, Ciphers and Other Cryptic and Clandestine Communication
Codes, Ciphers and Other Cryptic and Clandestine Communication is a cryptography book by Fred B. Wrixon. Its subtitle is "Making and breaking secret messages. From hieroglyphs to the internet." The ...
Fundamenta nova theoriae functionum ellipticarum
In mathematics, Fundamenta nova theoriae functionum ellipticarum (new foundations of the theory of elliptic functions) is a book on Jacobi elliptic functions by Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi. The book was...
OpenIntro Statistics
OpenIntro Statistics is an open-source textbook for introductory statistics written by David Diez, Christopher Barr, and Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel. It has been used in over a dozen courses, including cou...
The Tiger That Isn't
The Tiger That Isn't is a statistics book written by Michael Blastland and Andrew Dilnot, the creator and presenter of BBC Radio 4's More or Less.The book has received favourable reviews for the simpl...
Letters to a German Princess
Letters to a German Princess, On Different Subjects in Physics and Philosophy (French: Lettres à une princesse d'Allemagne sur divers sujets de physique et de philosophie) were a series of 234 letters...
Analysis Situs (paper)
"Analysis Situs" is a seminal mathematics paper that Henri Poincaré published in 1895. Poincaré published five supplements to the paper between 1899 and 1904. These papers provided the first systemat...
Principles and Standards for School Mathematics
Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (PSSM) are guidelines produced by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) in 2000, setting forth recommendations for mathematics educator...
The Geography of Thought
The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently...and Why is a book by social psychologist Richard Nisbett that was published by Free Press in 2003. By analyzing the differences ...
A System of Logic
A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive is an 1843 book by English philosopher John Stuart Mill. In this work, he formulated the five principles of inductive reasoning that are known as Mill's ...
A Mathematician's Miscellany
A Mathematician's Miscellany is an autobiography and collection of anecdotes by John Edensor Littlewood. It is now out of print but Littlewood's Miscellany is its successor, published by Cambridge Uni...
The Beauty of Fractals
The Beauty of Fractals is a 1986 book by Heinz-Otto Peitgen and Peter Richter which publicises the fields of complex dynamics, chaos theory and the concept of fractals. It is lavishly illustrated and ...
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Ars Magna (Gerolamo Cardano)
The Ars Magna (Latin: "The Great Art") is an important book on algebra written by Girolamo Cardano. It was first published in 1545 under the title Artis Magnæ, Sive de Regulis Algebraicis Liber Unus (...
Ars Magna (Gerolamo Cardano) - Wikipedia
Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker's Story 1941-1945
Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker's War 1941-1945 is a book by former Special Operations Executive (SOE) cryptographer Leo Marks, describing his work during the Second World War. It was published...