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Genius at play

Siobhan Roberts

Genius at play

the curious mind of John Horton Conway

by Siobhan Roberts

  • 244 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematicians,
  • Mathematics teachers,
  • Biography,
  • Game theory

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-422) and index.

    StatementSiobhan Roberts
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA29.C66 R63 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 454 pages
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27185553M
    ISBN 101620405938
    ISBN 109781620405932
    LC Control Number2014042709
    OCLC/WorldCa894491870

      Genius at play: The curious mind of John Horton Conway by Siobhan Roberts I haven't read a biography quite like Siobhan Roberts' biography of John Conway: it feels more like meeting and entering a collaboration with Conway than a biographical account of his life and work. But the experience of being swept along on a wild ride seems appropriate, and Roberts .   Back in January I mentioned that I had been enjoying Siobhan Roberts’s new biography, Genius at Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway. I finally finished it, and can now officially say that I really enjoyed it. This is not a conventional biography. It is all jumbled together, verging on stream-of-consciousness—anything but chronological.

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