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  • Michael Spivak: Calculus and Calculus on Manifolds.
  • Richard P. Feynman: The Feynman Lectures on Physics (if these are too tough, you can always go for Six Easy Pieces and Six Not So Easy Pieces and Feynman's Lost Lecture), The Character of Physical Law, QED, the Strange Theory of Light and Matter, Feynman Lectures on Computation, Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman, and What do you Care what Other People Think?
  • Morris Kline, Mathematical Thought From Ancient to Modern Times and Why the Professor Can't Teach.
  • Marting Gardner's collections of Mathematical Recreations columns for Scientific American.
  • Stuart Kauffman: The Origins of Order and At Home in the Universe
  • Per Bak: How Nature Works
  • James Gleick: Chaos
  • Lee Smolin: The Life of the Cosmos
  • John Horton Conway: Of Numbers and Games, The Sensual (quadratic) Form, (with Elwyn Berlekamp and Richard Guy) Winning Ways, (with Richard Guy) The Book of Numbers.


A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Feb 10th, 2006 at 06:42:49 PM EST
Feynman had been on my list for years.  Thanks for the reminder!

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -Voltaire
by p------- on Fri Feb 10th, 2006 at 06:47:54 PM EST
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