"'New math' for adults this is not. Rather, Berlinski delivers a tour de force by a mathematician who wants the intellectually curious and logically minded student to understand the foundations and beauty of one of the major branches of mathematics."
Philosopher and math populizer Berlinski (The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and Its Scientific Pretensions
, 2008, etc.) takes on the challenge of explaining the logical foundation of the elementary operations of arithmetic.
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