A Mathematician's Apology by G. H. Hardy

"A Mathematician's Apology" is a deeply personal reflection on the beauty and importance of pure mathematics. The author, a renowned mathematician, defends the pursuit of mathematics for its own sake, arguing it's a creative art form akin to poetry or painting. The book provides insight into the mind of a working mathematician and the aesthetic appeal of mathematics, while also discussing its practical utility and the author's own work on number theory and the theory of prime numbers.

The 1246th greatest book of all time


Published
1940
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
153
Words
30,000
Original Language
English

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