A Mathematician's Apology by G. H. Hardy

A 1940 essay by British mathematician G. H. Hardy. It concerns the aesthetics of mathematics with some personal content, and gives the layman an insight into the mind of a working mathematician.

The 194th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 87th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)
  2. - Great Books of the Western World (Great Books Foundation)

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A Mathematician's Apology (Canto Classics) Paperback 391089 $8.98 $2.08 2012
A Mathematician's Apology (Canto) Paperback 330407 $20.95 $2.00 1992
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A Mathematician's Apology Paperback 2618688 $41.55 $0.01 1967
A Mathematician's Apology Hardcover 925274 $329.93 $34.89 1967
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