Tag: Keith Devlin

Maths or physics ‘A’ level student? Then read this book…
The Language of Mathematics: making the invisible visible Although I want to warmly recommend this book, it is not what I expected when I started reading it – another popular explanation of maths that just might contain an insight or two. Instead it is much more like a tour d’horizon of a first year of […]

Some questions about group theory
I am trying to read too many books at the moment, and one of them is Keith Devlin’s fascinating, but occasionally infuriating The Language of Mathematics: Making the Invisible Visible. The book skates through mathematical concepts at a dizzying speed – often pausing only briefly to explain them. It is allowed to do this, it […]