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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

The Bulletin publishes expository articles on contemporary mathematical research, written in a way that gives insight to mathematicians who may not be experts in the particular topic. The Bulletin also publishes reviews of selected books in mathematics and short articles in the Mathematical Perspectives section, both by invitation only.

ISSN 1088-9485 (online) ISSN 0273-0979 (print)

The 2020 MCQ for Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society is 0.84.

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Book Review

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MathSciNet review: 1567081
Full text of review: PDF   This review is available free of charge.
Book Information:

Author: Charles S. Peirce
Title: The new elements of mathematics
Additional book information: Carolyn Eisele (editor), Humanities Press, Atlantic Highlands, N.J., 1976, cxxxviii + 2478 pp., $283.00. Four volumes in five books: Vol. I, Arithmetic, xl, 260 pp., $31.00. Vol. II, Algebra and Geometry, xxxi, 672 pp., $76.00. Vols. III/1, III/2, Mathematical Miscellanea, xxix, 1153 pp., $128.00. Vol. IV, Mathematical Philosophy, xxviii, 393 pp., $48.00.

Review Information:

Reviewer: Arthur W. Burks
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 84 (1978), 913-918