A Topological Menagerie

Melvin, Paul

Some of the party games that young teenagers play have surprisingly rich mathematical content. …

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Alfred Tarski: Life and Logic

Wood, Carol

Alfred Tarski: Life and Logic. By Anita Burdman Feferman and Solomon Feferman. Cambridge U…

Number Sense: How the Mind Creates Mathematics, The

Hersh, Reuben

The Number Sense: How the Mind Creates Mathematics. By Stanislas D…

Discreteness and Continuity in Problems of Chaotic Dynamics

Dynamical Systems, P. Discreteness and Continuity in Problems of Chaotic Dynam…

Mathematics: Frontiers and Perspectives

Pittie, Harsh V

Mathematics: Frontiers and Perspectives. Edited by V. Arnold, M. Atiyah, P L…

Life’s Other Secret / The Magical Maze

Schnabel, Dan

Life’s Other Secret. By Ian Stewart. Wiley, New York, 1997, xiii + 285 pp., $24…

Julia, A Life in Mathematics

Blum, Lenore

Julia, A Life in Mathematics. By Constance Reid. Mathematical Association of America, Wash…

Editor’s endnotes

Palka, Bruce P

With this issue the MONTHLY passes from the stewardship of Roger Horn and his board of Associate Ed…

An Invitation to Algebraic Geometry

Green, Mark

An Invitation to Algebraic Geometry. By K. Smith, L. Kahanpaa, P. Kekalainen, and W….

Doing and proving: The place of algorithms and proofs in school mathematics

Ross, Kenneth A

In the fall of 1996, the NCTM’s Commissi…