What Is Calculus About? (New Mathematical Library)
In mathematics, a certain surprising thing happens again and again.
Someone poses a simple question, a question so simple that it seems
no useful result can come from answering it. And yet it turns out that
the answer opens the door to all kinds of interesting developments, and
gives great power to the person who understands it.... Student Research Projects in Calculus (Spectrum Series) You are reading this preface because you are curious about student research projects in calculus. Thus you are a member of our intended audience: that growing group of people sincerely interested in improving their students' knowledge of calculus. As you read on, you will discover new ways to challenge your students and stimulate their interest in... Proof and Other Dilemmas: Mathematics and Philosophy (Spectrum) During the first 75 years of the twentieth century almost all work in the philosophy of mathematics concerned foundational questions. In the last quarter of the century, philosophers of mathematics began to return to basic questions concerning the philosophy of mathematics such as, what is the nature of mathematical knowledge and of mathematical...