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Books about mathematics as a discipline
These books provide excellent insight into the kind of work that mathematicians do, without requiring the readers to grasp a lot of mathematics.
|Book||Author||ISBN and purchase links|
|Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction||Timothy Gowers||ISBN 978-0192853615, Amazon paperback|
|The Mathematical Experience||Philip J. Davis, Reuben Hersh||ISBN 978-0395929681, Amazon paperback|
|Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality||Edward Frenkel||ISBN 978-0465050741, Amazon hardcover|
|Introduction to Mathematical Thinking||Keith Devlin||ISBN 978-0615653631, Amazon paperback|