“Oh don’t bother me! I can’t abide figures! Their nasty and flamboyant chaos!” (Duchess)

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What Is Mathematics? is a mathematics book written by Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins, published in England by Oxford University Press. First published in 1941, it discusses number theory, geometry, topology and calculus. The composer György Ligeti named What Is Mathematics as one of his favourite books.

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