00777nam a2200133 a 4500020001800000020001600018082001300034100002100047245003000068260002900098300003100127520046800158650001700626 a9780486411521 a0486411524 a510bWOR aNewman, James R. 4aThe world of mathematics. aNew York:bDover,c2000. aVol. 4; vii, 2024-2469 pp. aVol. 4 of a monumental 4-volume set covers such topics as mathematical machines, mathematics in warfare, a mathematical theory of art, mathematics of the good, mathematics in literature, mathematics and music, and amusements, puzzles, and fancies. Individual contributions by A. M. Turing, Aldous Huxley, Sir James Jeans, Lewis Carroll, and other notables. Informative commentary by noted mathematics scholar James R. Newman precedes each essay. Numerous figures. aMathematics.