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Mathematics, queen and servant of science

Eric Temple Bell

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- 9 Currently reading

Published
**1989**
by Tempus Books of Microsoft Press, Distributed by Harper & Row in Redmond, Wash
.

Written in English

- Mathematics -- History.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by E.T. Bell. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA21 .B42 1989 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xxiv, 438 p. : |

Number of Pages | 438 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL2060420M |

ISBN 10 | 155615173X |

LC Control Number | 88039777 |

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Comment Report abuse/5(3). An integration and amplification of two earlier volumes by the same author: The queen of the sciences, and The handmaiden of the sciences,this book presents a history of pure and applied mathematics.

If mathematics is indeed the science of self-evident things, mathematicians are a phenomenally stupid lot to waste the tons of good paper they do in proving the fact.

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Mathematics, queen and servant of science by Bell, Eric Temple, Publication date Topics Mathematics -- History, Mathematics Publisher Washington, D.C Pages: Mathematics (from Greek: μάθημα, máthēma, 'knowledge, study, learning') includes the study of such topics as quantity (number theory), structure (), space (), and change (mathematical analysis).

It has no generally accepted definition. Mathematicians seek and use patterns to formulate new conjectures; they resolve the truth or falsity of such by mathematical proof.