ADLER, I: A New Look at Geometry

Adler, Irving. A New Look at Geometry. Signet, 1967. Unmarked. Embossed on end page by previous owner. Very Good. Paperback. (#30917) $12.00

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Topics include Euclidean and non-Euclidean Geometries, Analytic Geometry, the role of Geometry in Physics, Projective Geometry, Differential Geometry and Topology.

Diagrams by Ruth Adler. 419p. Bibliography. Index. Answers to exercises.

TOULMIN, S: Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity

Toulmin, Stephen. Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity. University of Chicago Press, 1990. ISBN: 0226808386. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30332)

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In the seventeenth century, a vision arose which was to captivate the Western imagination for the next three hundred years: the vision of Cosmopolis, a society as rationally ordered as the Newtonian view of nature.

Bibliographic Notes. Index. 228p.

Stephen Toulmin confronts that agenda—its illusions and its consequences for our present and future world.

KAUFMANN, WJ: Supercomputing and the Transformation of Science

Cover. Supercomputing and the Transformation of ScienceKaufmann, William J. III; Smarr, Larry L. Supercomputing and the Transformation of Science (Scientific American Library). W H Freeman & Co, 1993. ISBN: 0716750384. Unmarked. Dust jacket under clear protective cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30834) $15.00

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Extensively illustrated. Index. Bibliographic references. 238p. Examines the hardware, software, and technology of supercomputing at the end of the 20th century.