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  • Seventeen Equations that Changed the World by John Davey
    Seventeen Equations that Changed the World (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart

    Examines seventeen groundbreaking equations that have altered the course of human history. This book explores how Pythagoras' Theorem led to GPS and SatNav; how logarithms are applied in architecture; why imaginary numbers were important in the development of the digital camera, and what is really going on with Schrodinger's cat.

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  • Complex Analysis by Ian Stewart
    Complex Analysis (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart, David Tall

    This new edition of a classic textbook develops complex analysis using simple topological ideas to translate visual intuition into formal arguments. With numerous examples and exercises, clear and direct proofs, and three new chapters including a view to the future of the subject, this is an invaluable companion for any complex analysis course.

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  • Transactional Analysis Counselling in Action by Ian Stewart
    Transactional Analysis Counselling in Action (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart

    With over 25,000 copies sold since its first edition, this book provides an unrivalled introduction to the core concepts and basic techniques of transactional analysis (TA).

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  • The Science Of Discworld by Terry Pratchett
    The Science Of Discworld (English, Paperback) Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart

    The fantastic first book in the Sunday Times bestselling Science of Discworld seriesWhen a wizardly experiment goes adrift, the wizards of Unseen University find themselves with a pocket universe on their hands: Roundworld, where neither magic nor common sense seems to stand a chance against logic.

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  • Four Colors Suffice by Robin Wilson
    Four Colors Suffice (English, Paperback) Robin Wilson

    On October 23, 1852, Professor Augustus De Morgan wrote a letter to a colleague, unaware that he was launching one of the most famous mathematical conundrums in history - one that would confound thousands of puzzlers for more than a century. This book tells the amazing story of how the "map problem" was solved.

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  • Infinity: A Very Short Introduction by Ian Stewart
    Infinity: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart

    Ian Stewart considers the concept of infinity and the profound role it plays in mathematics, logic, physics, cosmology, and philosophy. He shows that working with infinity is not just an abstract, intellectual exercise, and analyses its important practical everyday applications.

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  • The Science Of Discworld II by Terry Pratchett
    The Science Of Discworld II (English, Paperback) Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart

    Acclaimed The Science of Discworld centred around an original Pratchett story about the wizards of Discworld.

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  • The Foundations of Mathematics by Ian Stewart
    The Foundations of Mathematics (English, Hardback) Ian Stewart, David Tall

    The transition from school to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between the algorithmic and informal attitude to mathematics at school, versus a new emphasis on proof, based on logic, and a more abstract development of general concepts, based on set theory. This book bridges the divide.

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  • Telling Scotland's Story by Ian Stewart
    Telling Scotland's Story (English, Hardback) Ian Stewart

    To commemorate its 200th Anniversary, former Scotsman editor, Ian Stewart explores the archive and reveals the story of modern Scotland through the eyes of the newspaper.

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  • What Is Mathematics? by Richard Courant
    What Is Mathematics? (English, Paperback) Richard Courant, Herbert Robbins

    This introduction to the ideas and elements of mathematics should be of interest to students with a desire to develop mathematical skills, and general readers with an interest in mathematics.

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  • The Annotated Flatland by Ian Stewart
    The Annotated Flatland (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart

    For the first time in paperback, the only annotated edition of Edwin Abbott's classic mind-bending tale of an alternate, two-dimensional universe presented side-by-side with mathematician Ian Stewart's revealing commentary and analysis.

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  • From Here to Infinity by Ian Stewart
    From Here to Infinity (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart

    A retitled and revised edition of Ian Stewart's The Problems of Mathematics, this is the perfect guide to today's mathematics. Read about the latest discoveries, including Andrew Wiles's amazing proof of Fermat's Last Theorem, Chaos Theory, and fake four-dimensional spaces; and see how simple concepts from probability theory can help you maximize your National Lottery winnings.

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  • The Foundations of Mathematics by Ian Stewart
    The Foundations of Mathematics (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart, David Tall

    The transition from school to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between the algorithmic and informal attitude to mathematics at school, versus a new emphasis on proof, based on logic, and a more abstract development of general concepts, based on set theory. This book bridges the divide.

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  • How to Read Bridges by Edward Denison
    How to Read Bridges (English, Paperback) Edward Denison, Ian Stewart

    This accessible book is a visual guide to understanding and identifying architectural styles and engineering techniques of all types of bridges, from ancient Roman arch bridges and nineteenth-century truss bridges prevalent in the United States, to the latest high-design cantilever and suspension bridges of the moment. It explores the elegant and varied ways in which engineers and architects have...

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  • Complex Analysis by Ian Stewart
    Complex Analysis (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart, David Tall

    Students often find the subject of complex analysis very difficult. An opening chapter provides a brief history of complex analysis which sets it in context and provides motivation.

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  • Complex Analysis by Ian Stewart
    Complex Analysis (English, Hardback) Ian Stewart, David Tall

    Students often find the subject of complex analysis very difficult. An opening chapter provides a brief history of complex analysis which sets it in context and provides motivation.

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  • Eric Berne by Ian Stewart
    Eric Berne (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart

    Part of the "Key Figures in Psychotherapy" series, this text chronicles the life, contributions and influence of Eric Berne, founder of Transactional Analysis counselling.

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  • Developing Transactional Analysis Counselling by Ian Stewart
    Developing Transactional Analysis Counselling (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart

    Offers 30 practical suggestions to help practising counsellors develop and enhance their Transactional Analysis (TA) counselling skills. After an introductory section that summarizes the uses of TA theory and technique, this book covers crucial aspects of best practice in TA.

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  • How to Cut a Cake by Ian Stewart
    How to Cut a Cake (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart

    Welcome back to Ian Stewart's magical world of mathematics! This is a strange world of never-ending chess games, empires on the moon, furious fireflies, and, of course, disputes over how best to cut a cake. Each quirky tale presents a fascinating mathematical puzzle - challenging, fun, and also introducing the reader to a significant mathematical problem in an engaging and witty way.

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  • Cows in the Maze by Ian Stewart
    Cows in the Maze (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart

    From the mathematics of mazes, to cones with a twist, and the amazing sphericon - and how to make one - Ian Stewart is back with more mathematical stories and puzzles that are as quirky as they are fascinating, and each from the cutting edge of the world of mathematics.

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