Mathematical Digest


Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

Review of How the Other Half Thinks: Adventures in MathematicalReasoning by Sherman Stein. Reviewed in Nanoviews. American Scientist,May-June 2002, page 271.

Although it is a short review, the reviewer writes that this book may be onethat will first excite a future mathematics enthusiast. In the book, "Theemphasis is on mathematics as a style of thought, not as a body of knowledge."

--- Mike Breen