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- Tags: Mathematics

*Willy�s mathematics*

'Willy�s mathematics', *Harpers*

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1920; 1920-3-1; 1920s; Clerks (Retail trade); Grocery shopping; Humor; Mathematics; Maths; Role playing in children; Study and teaching; Teaching; United States

*Mathematics up to date*

'Mathematics up to date', *Harpers*

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1920; 1920-3-1; 1920s; Addition; Children�s questions and answers; Humor; Inflation (Finance); Mathematics; Maths; Other; Study and teaching; United States

*Higher mathematics*

'Higher mathematics', *Harpers*

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1920s; 1922; 1922-12-1; Day laborers; Humor; Mathematics; Maths; Other; United States

*Math�s a pleasure*

'Math�s a pleasure', *Harpers*

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1950s; 1954; 1954-8-1; Math anxiety; Mathematical recreations; Mathematics; Maths; Other; Salvadori, Mario George; Study and teaching; United States; Word problems (Mathematics)

*Math even parents can understand*

'Math even parents can understand', *Harpers*

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1950s; 1958; 1958-4-1; Drucker, Peter Ferdinand; Education; Mathematical ability; Mathematics; Maths; Other; Parent participation; Study and teaching; United States

*Mathematics for practically everybody*

'Mathematics for practically everybody', *Harpers*

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1960s; 1963; 1963-8-1; Øystein Ore; Book reviews; Books; C.D. (Carl Douglas) Olds; Frank Land; Guillemin, V.; Helen Wright; James Roy Newman; Martin Gardner; Mathematics; Maths; P.W. (Percy Williams) Bridgman; Reviews; Samuel Berder Rapport; United States

*Frege and Analytical Philosophy*

'Frege and Analytical Philosophy', *London Review of Books*

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1980; 1980-9-18; 1980s; Brian McGuinness; David Bell; Dummett, Michael; Gottlob Frege; Hans Sluga; Heinrich Scholz; Mathematics; max Black; Peter Feach; Philosophy; STS

*Genius*

'Genius', *London Review of Books*

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1980s; 1982; 1982-6-17; Arthur Koestler; Bisociation; D.N. Perkins; Gregory, Richard; Mathematics; Medicine; Philip Davis; Psychology; Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychotherapy; Reuben Hersh

*Frege and his Rivals*

'Frege and his Rivals', *London Review of Books*

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1980s; 1982; 1982-8-19; Gottfried Frege; Gregory Currie; Logic; Mathematics; Michael Dummett; Morton, Adam; Philosophy; STS

*Carnivals of Progress*

'Carnivals of Progress', *London Review of Books*

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1980s; 1983; 1983-2-17; Arnold Thackray; History of Science; Jack Morrell; John Maynard Smith; Mathematics; Peter Collins; Roy MacLeod; Scientific Societies; STS; Thomas Hankins; William Rown Hamilton; Ziman, John

*Undecidables*

'Undecidables', *London Review of Books*

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1980s; 1984; 1984-2-16; Alan Turing; Andrew Hodges; Computer Science; Cryptography; Hampshire, Stuart; Logic; Mathematics; Maths

*In Piam Memoriam*

'In Piam Memoriam', *London Review of Books*

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1980s; 1985; 1985-6-20; A. N. Whitehead; Ayer, A. J.; Mathematics; Philosophy; STS

*Hofstadterismus*

'Hofstadterismus', *London Review of Books*

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1980s; 1986; 1986-4-17; Dorothy Stein; Douglas Hofstadter; Hodges, Andrew; Logic; Mathematics; Maths; Psychology; Social Critique

*The Meaning of Mngwotngwotiki*

'The Meaning of Mngwotngwotiki', *London Review of Books*

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1990s; 1991; 1991-10-1; Anthropology; Korn, Eric; Mathematics; Science; Social sciences; Thomas Krump

*The Mountains of Pi*

'The Mountains of Pi', *The New Yorker*

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1990s; 1992; 1992-3-2; Gregory Chudnovsky; mail-order; Mathematics; Maths; number theory; Preston, Richard; supercomputer; supercomputers; theorems and hypotheses

*Blood and logic*

'Blood and logic', *London Review of Books*

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1990s; 1994; 1994-6-1; Biography; Dummett, Michael; Jean van Heijenoort; Leon Trotsky; Logic; Mathematics; Maths

*When to Stop Counting*

'When to Stop Counting', *London Review of Books*

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1990s; 1997; 1997-11-27; Amir Aczel; Andrew Wiles; Fermat's Last Theorem; Mathematics; Maths; Rotman, Brian; theorems and hypotheses

*Fortress Mathematica*

'Fortress Mathematica', *London Review of Books*

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1990s; 1998; 1998-9-17; Astrobiology; Biology; G�nter Ziegler; John Nash; Martin Aigner; Mathematics; Maths; Paul Erd�s; Paul Hoffman; Rotman, Brian; Sylvia Nasar

*Sea-shells and Tigers*

'Sea-shells and Tigers', *London Review of Books*

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1990s; 1999; 1999-3-18; Alan Turing; Astrobiology; Biology; D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson; Ian Stewart; John Tyler Bonner; Kitcher, Philip; Mathematics; Maths; Stephen Jay Gould; tom Stoppard

*Iterations of immortality*

'Iterations of immortality', *Harpers*

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2000; 2000-1-1; 2000s; Algorithms; Berlinski, David; Biology; DNA; Genetics; Mathematics; Molecular Biology

*Counting Body Parts*

'Counting Body Parts', *London Review of Books*

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2000; 2000-1-20; 2000s; Brian Butterworth; Innateness; Mathematics; Maths; Paulos, John Allen

*Why statistics tend not only to describe the world but to change it*

'Why statistics tend not only to describe the world but to change it', *London Review of Books*

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2000; 2000-4-13; 2000s; Alain Desrosi�res; Daston, Lorraine; Ian Hacking; Marie-No�lle Bourguet; Mary Morgan; Mathematics; Maths; Statistics; Stephen Stigler; Theodore Porter

*How to Catch a Tortoise*

'How to Catch a Tortoise', *London Review of Books*

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2000s; 2003; 2003-12-18; Aristotle; Brian Clegg; David Foster Wallace; Ellen Kaplan; Georg Cantor; Infinity; Mathematics; Maths; Moore, A. W.; Robert Kaplan

*The Seven Million Dollar Question*

'The Seven Million Dollar Question', *London Review of Books*

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2000s; 2004; 2004-7-22; Bernhard Riemann; David Hilbert; Henri Poincar�; Keith Devlin; Mathematics; Maths; Moore, A. W.; Prizes; theorems and hypotheses; Unsolved Problems

*The Strange Case of Louis de Branges*

'The Strange Case of Louis de Branges', *London Review of Books*

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2000s; 2004; 2004-7-22; Atle Selberg; Bela Bollobas; Brian Conrey; Louis de Branges; Mathematics; Maths; Nikolai Niklski; Paul Malliavin; Riemann Hypothesis; Sabbagh, Karl; theorems and hypotheses

*It�s raining, so I�ll take an umbrella*

'It�s raining, so I�ll take an umbrella', *London Review of Books*

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2000s; 2005; 2005-1-12; Alan Turing; Clark, Andy; computability; Computer Science; Engineering; Information Technology; Mathematics

*The Blindfolded Archer*

'The Blindfolded Archer', *London Review of Books*

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2000s; 2005; 2005-4-8; Benoit Manelbort; Chaos Theory; Economics; Financial services; Fractal Geometry; MacKenzie, Donald; Mathematics; Maths; Richard Hudson

*Miracles Aren�t Enough*

'Miracles Aren�t Enough', *London Review of Books*

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2000s; 2006; 2006-1-26; Ellis, George; Mathematics; Physics; Roger Penrose; Theoretical Physics

*Provenly Unprovable*

'Provenly Unprovable', *London Review of Books*

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2000s; 2006; 2006-9-2; Biography; Feferman, Solomon; Fiction; Incompleteness Theorem; Kurt G�del; Mathematics; Maths; theorems and hypotheses

*Other Lives*

'Other Lives', *London Review of Books*

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2000s; 2007; 2007-2-22; Burnyeat, M. F.; Charles Kahn; Christoph Riedweg; History of Science; Mathematics; Maths; Pythagoras