A History of Pi, Petr Beckmann
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A History of Pi

Author: Petr Beckmann

Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne

Unabridged: 6 hr 32 min

Format: Digital Audiobook (DRM Protected)

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 06/18/2019

Genre: Mathematics - History & Philosophy

Includes: Bonus Material


The history of pi, says the author, though a small part of the history of mathematics, is nevertheless a mirror of the history of man. Petr Beckmann holds up this mirror, giving the background of the times when pi made progress—and also when it did not, because science was being stifled by militarism or religious fanaticism.

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