Sunday, September 18, 2011

The Number Sense

Following is a chapter from a book named 'NUMBER: The Language of Science' by Tobias Dantzig - a  Baltic-German Russian-american mathematician ( thanks to wikipedia!).

Initially I was thinking to write a short essay which will describe the essence of this interesting article. But the flawless language and the art of explanation of author forced to change my mind. Better to share the original!

Here it is..