Jim Holt

Jim Holt’s latest book is When Einstein Walked with Gödel. (February 2021)

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Positive Thinking

Exact Thinking in Demented Times: The Vienna Circle and the Epic Quest for the Foundations of Science

by Karl Sigmund

December 21, 2017 issue

A Comedy of Colors

Four Colors Suffice: How the Map Problem Was Solved

by Robin Wilson

May 29, 2003 issue

Geometrical Creatures

The Annotated Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

by Edwin A. Abbott, with an introduction and notes by Ian Stewart

Flatterland: Like Flatland, Only More So

by Ian Stewart

December 19, 2002 issue

Infinitesimally Yours

Reasoning with the Infinite: From the Closed World to the Mathematical Universe

by Michel Blay, Translated from the French by M.B. DeBevoise

The First Moderns: Profiles in the Origins of Twentieth-Century Thought

by William R. Everdell

Abraham Robinson: The Creation of Nonstandard Analysis, a Personal and Mathematical Odyssey

by Joseph Warren Dauben

Non-standard Analysis

by Abraham Robinson

May 20, 1999 issue

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