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John Allen Paulos (born July 4, 1945) is a professor of mathematics at Temple University in Philadelphia who has gained fame as a writer and speaker on mathematics and the importance of mathematical literacy. His book Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences (1988) was an influential bestseller and A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper (1995) extended the critique. He has also written on other subjects, such as the mathematical and philosophical basis of humor in Mathematics and Humor and I Think, Therefore I Laugh, the vagaries of the stock market in A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market, quantitative aspects of narrative in Once Upon a Number, and the emptiness of the arguments for God in Irreligion. "Who's Counting"
... his long-running monthly column on ABCNews.com ... deals with mathematical aspects of stories in the news.


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Total Books: 50
A Numerate Life A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life His Own and Probably Yours
A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper
2013 - A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780465089994
ISBN-10: 0465089992
Genres: Science & Math, Politics & Social Sciences
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Irreligion A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don't Add Up
Elogio de la irreligion
2009 - Elogio De La Irreligion [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788483831335
ISBN-10: 8483831333
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction
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A Mathematician Plays The Stock Market
2004 - A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780465054817
ISBN-10: 0465054811
Genre: Business & Money
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Es war 1mal  Die verborgene mathematische Logik des Alltglichen
2004 - Es War 1mal Die Verborgene Mathematische Logik Des Alltglichen [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783827415363
ISBN-10: 3827415365
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A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market
2003 - A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781567318289
ISBN-10: 1567318282
Genre: Business & Money
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I Think Therefore I Laugh The Flip Side of Philosophy
2001 - I Think Therefore I Laugh the Flip Side of Philosophy (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140295481
ISBN-10: 0140295488
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Innumeracy Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences
2001 - Innumeracy Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780809058402
ISBN-10: 0809058405
Genre: Science & Math
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 6

I Think Therefore I Laugh
2000 - I Think Therefore I Laugh (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780231119153
ISBN-10: 0231119151
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math
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Innumeracy
2000 - Innumeracy [Penguin Press Science S.] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140291209
ISBN-10: 0140291202
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Once Upon a Number The Hidden Mathematical Logic of Stories
2000 - Once Upon a Number the Hidden Mathematical Logic of Stories [Allen Lane Science] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140281798
ISBN-10: 0140281797
Genre: Science & Math
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Once Upon a Number  The Hidden Mathematical Logic of Stories
1999 - Once Upon a Number the Hidden Mathematical Logic of Stories (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780465051595
ISBN-10: 0465051596
Genres: Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 1/5 Stars.
 1

Innumeracy  Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences
Once Upon a Number
1998 - Once Upon a Number (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780465051588
ISBN-10: 0465051588
Genre: Science & Math
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
 1

A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper
1995 - A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780465043620
ISBN-10: 0465043623
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction, Science & Math
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 3

Beyond Numeracy The Ruminations of a Numbers Man
1992 - Beyond Numeracy the Ruminations of a Numbers Man (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780517095096
ISBN-10: 0517095092
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Beyond Numeracy
1992 - Beyond Numeracy (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780679738077
ISBN-10: 067973807X
Genre: Science & Math
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 4

Beyond Numeracy  Ruminations of a Numbers Man
1991 - Beyond Numeracy Ruminations of a Numbers Man (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780394586403
ISBN-10: 0394586409
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 3

Innumeracy  Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Social Consequences
1990 - Innumeracy Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Social Consequences (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780679726012
ISBN-10: 0679726012
Genre: Science & Math
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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I think therefore I laugh An alternative approach to philosophy
1985 - I Think Therefore I Laugh an Alternative Approach to Philosophy (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780231060301
ISBN-10: 0231060300
Genre: Nonfiction
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El Hombre Anumerico [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)