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Preface Part I. The Uses of Abstraction: 1. Unfeeling statistics 2. Prelude to a battle 3. Blackett 4. Aircraft versus submarine Part II. Meditations On Measurement: 5. Biology in a darkened room 6. Physics in a darkened room 7. Subtle is the Lord 8. A Quaker mathematician 9. Richardson on war Part III. The Pleasures Of Computation: 10. Some classic algorithms 11. Some modern algorithms 12. Deeper matters 13. Enigma 14. The Poles 15. Bletchley 16. Echoes Part IV. The Pleasures Of Thought: 17. Time and chance 18. Two mathematics lessons 19. Last thoughts Appendix A. Further reading Appendix B. Sources Appendix C. Some notations Bibliography Index.